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Afghanistan
Nangarhar Nastiness: Taliban turbans surrender, ISIS emir and friend bite the dust
2018-02-07

Taliban leader Mawlavi Nik Mohammad’s 10 insurgents join peace process

[Khaama Press] At least ten insurgents belonging to the Taliban group leader Mawlavi Nik Mohammad joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the militants led by Ismail alias Fawad joined the peace process due to the ongoing peace efforts of the provincial National Directorate of Security.

The statement further added that the militants joined peace process in Khogyani district and also handed over some weapons and ammunition to the local authorities.

The weapons handed over to the authorities include five Ak-47 assault rifles, two pistols, a rocket launcher, six hand grenades, and one communication device set.

The militants were previously active in Khogyani district where they were conducting destructive activities under the leadership of the Taliban leader Mawlavi Nik Mohammad, the statement added.

The leader of the group Islami said they have been conducting insurgency based on irrelevant and wrong instructions of the Taliban group leaders since last eight years.

He said the Taliban insurgents who have joined peace process are regretting for their activities and he called on other insurgents to renounce violence and join peace process.

They also promised to live a peaceful life after the reconciliation process and contribute in the reconstruction of the country.

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

ISIS military in charge for Haska Mina killed in East of Afghanistan

[Khaama Press] A key ISIS leader in charge of the military commission of the terror group for Haska Mina district has been killed in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial police commandment said a clash broke out between the ISIS militants and the Afghan security forces in Chaparhar district late on Monday, leaving at least four ISIS militants dead or wounded.

The Nangarhar police officials are saying that the Afghan police and army forces were busy conducting routine patrol when they were ambushed by the ISIS militants.

The officials further added that the Afghan forces responded to the ISIS fire and forced the militants to retreat, leaving two of them dead.

According to the police officials citing intelligence reports two ISIS militants including Qari Habib the military commission in charge of the group were killed during the clashes.

The other ISIS member killed during the clashes has been identified as Qari Hanifa and two others were wounded, the officials said.

According to the security officials, the Afghan armed forces and the local residents did not suffer any casualties during the clashes.

The ISIS terrorist group has not commented regarding the clash and the killing of its senior leader so far.
Posted by:trailing wife

#1  Those who join the Peace Process™ via the "Peace of the Grave" initiative have proven to be the most reliably committed to Peace in the long term...
Posted by: M. Murcek   2018-02-07 08:39  

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