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Key Daesh member arrested in Kunar: MoD

Key Daesh member arrested in Kunar: MoD

Aug 05, 2020 - 12:06

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A key Daesh or Islamic State (IS) member has been detained during special operations in eastern Kunar province, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday.

In a statement, MoD said: “Mohammad Sayed, a high-level ISIS commander responsible for transferring foreign fighters from abroad to Afghanistaninfo-icon, was arrested by commando forces in Kunar on Tuesday night.”

The source said Sayed was a key planner behind the recent attack on Nangarhar prison in Jalalabad City.

Daesh group has so far said nothing in this regard.



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