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8-member Daesh group busted in Kabul

8-member Daesh group busted in Kabul

Feb 10, 2018 - 19:54

KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service) has claimed arresting eight Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) insurgents in capital Kabul.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS in a statement alleged the detainees had been planning to recruit and carry out devastating terrorist attack in Kabul city.

But the group was busted in separate operations by the special NDS unit, the statement said, identifying the suspects as Eng. Javid, Azizullah, Bilal, Siqqiullah, Qutratullah, Dr Ikramullah, Muhibulah and Waliullah Ahmad.

The spy service claimed the detainees had confessed to their crimes and role in transferring suicide bombers to Kabul and facilitating terrorists.

The statement did not mention the exact timing of the arrests.