'Key' Daesh Member Arrested in Kunar Raid
[ToloNews] A "key" ISIS member was arrested by Afghan commandos in Kunar on Tuesday night, the commandos said in a statement.

The operation was launched in Babur village of Sukai district and captured Khan Sayed, a "key" ISIS member, the statement said.

According to the statement, Khan Sayed was responsible for "transferring imported muscle with families into provinces to launch terrorist attacks."

Four days ago, the Afghan intelligence agency---the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS)—reported that it had killed Assadullah Orakzai, the head of intelligence for the Khorasan branch of ISIS.

The NDS told TOLOnews that the ISIS commander was killed during an operation near Jalalabad city, the center of 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..

A statement was released by the NDS late Saturday officially confirming the death of the ISIS leader.

According to the NDS, Orakzai was involved in plotting deadly attacks on a number of military and civilian targets in Afghanistan.

The NDS in the statement assured Afghanistan’s partners that it will uproot Lions of Islam anywhere.

On April 4, the NDS announced the arrest of Abdullah Orakzai, who is known as Aslam Farooqi, the leader of the Khorasan branch of ISIS and 19 other ISIS members, including Qari Zahid and Saifullah known as Abu Talaha, during an operation by NDS special units.
Posted by: trailing wife 2020-08-06