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Afghanistan
Nangahar Nastiness: Taliban big turbans arrested, ISIS turbans permanently unwound
2018-02-06
Taliban leader in charge of recruitment arrested with another insurgent

[Khaama Press] A Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
local leader who was in charge of the recruitment of fighters has been locked away
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
along with another bully boy in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

The governor’s office in Nangarhar in a statement said the two Taliban group members were arrested during the separate operations of the Afghan intelligence operatives.

The statement further added that Taliban’s recruitment chief Mawlavi Rafiullah was arrested from the vicinity of the 4th police district of Jalalabad city.

According to the provincial government, Mawlavi Rafiullah is originally a resident of Khogyani district of Nangarhar.

In another operation conducted in Shirzad district, a member of the Taliban group identified as Mullah Sabir was arrested by the security forces.

Mullah Sabir was actively involved in destructive activities in Shirzad district, the statement said, adding that the two detainees have confessed to their crimes.

The anti-government armed bully boy groups including the Taliban holy warriors have not commented regarding the report so far.

This comes as operations are underway in various parts of Nangarhar province to suppress the anti-government armed bully boy groups.

The 201st Silab Corps said Saturday that nine holy warriors affiliated with the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
terror group were killed during the air and ground operations in Achin district.

Clash among Lashkar-e-Islam and ISIS leaves 9 dead in Nangarhar

[Khaama Press] A clash has taken place between the Lashkar-e-Islami militants and loyalists of the Islamic State terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps said the incident took place in the vicinity of Mamand Dara area of Achin district leaving nine militants dead from both sides.

The Silab Corps in a statement said at least three Lashkar-e-Islam
...a group of Islamic bandidos infesting Khyber Agency. It's headed by a former bus driver....
i and six ISIS militants were among those killed.

The statement further added that three Lashkar-e-Islam and four ISIS militants have also sustained injuries during the clash.

The ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the clash with the Lashkar-e-Islam militants so far.

25 ISIS militants killed in the latest airstrikes in Nangarhar

At least twenty militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in the airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said the latest airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Achin district.

According to the Silab Corps, the militants were targeted in Mamand Dara area of the district and as a result at least 25 insurgents were killed.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the ISIS insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

This comes as the local officials said Saturday at least three ISIS militants were killed in drone strikes in this province. The officials further added that the airstrikes were carried out by the unmanned aerial vehicles of the US forces in Haska Mina district. According to the officials, some weapons, ammunition, and explosives of the terror group were also eliminated during the airstrikes.

Afghan force conduct raid on a key hideout of Taliban in Nangarhar

[Khaama Press] The Afghan national defense and security forces have conducted a raid on a key hideout of the Taliban group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the raid was conducted late on Sunday night in the vicinity of Khogyani district.

The statement further added that the raid was conducted by the Special Operations Forces of the Afghan intelligence directorate and as a result at least nine insurgents were killed.

At least three Taliban commanders were also among those killed, the statement said, adding that the another suspected insurgent was captured alive.

The Taliban commanders killed during the operation have been identified as Ayoub famous as Malik Agha, Alli and Qasab.

The Nangarhar governor’s office also added that the Afghan security forces confiscated some weapons, ammunition, explosives, and some other equipment during the operation and were later destroyed by the security personnel.

The local residents and security personnel have not suffered any casualties during the operation, the statement said.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.
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