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2 Pakistani women transferring ‘books’ to Daesh detained

2 Pakistani women transferring ‘books’ to Daesh detained

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May 30, 2016 - 21:04

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Pakistani womeninfo-icon and two men allegedly linked to Daesh or Islamic State (IS) group have been separately detained in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.

Nangarhar governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News two Pakistani women accused of transferring important documents to IS fighters have been detained by security personnel in Andarnai locality of Kot district.

“The two women who are Pakistani nationals wanted to transfer five books detailing how to use weapons and explosives to Daesh but they were detained by police.”  

Khogyani didn’t say as to which districts the women wanted to transfer the ‘books’ but is said the books were being transferred to Shinwari districts.

Meanwhile, Nangarhar police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok the captured women, Razia and Noorina, were under police interrogation.

Mashriqiwal said two men allegedly involved in violent activities at the behest of Daesh had also been detained in Fourth-Farm area of Bati Kot district. The men were under interrogation, he added.

There has been no word from Daesh group about the arrest of their associates.

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