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3 Daesh affiliates arrested in Nimroz

3 Daesh affiliates arrested in Nimroz

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Jan 14, 2017 - 18:54

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Three Islamic State members have been arrested in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Saturday.

Police chief Brig. Gen. Ghulam Jailani Abu Bakar told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainees included Mullahinfo-icon Dur Mohammad, who spearheaded a 50-member group active against government in Khan Abad district of southern Zabul province.

Another detainee was Yar Mohammad, a former policeman who had defected to the rebels with two Kalashnikovs and a walkie-talkie, he said.

He said the third captured person, Gul Mohammd, was an expert in making roadside bombs.

The police chief said the arrested group was planning to set up a training center and recruit young boys in Daesh group.

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