Taliban operation against ISIS hideout in Nangarhar province + Video
ISWNews Analysis Group: Taliban militants carried out a security operation against an ISIS hideout in the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province.
At least two ISIS members were killed and another was arrested in the operation. During the operation, a large amount of light weapons, two suicide belts, 300 kilograms of gunpowder and several sticky bombs were discovered and seized.
According to an ISWNews field source, this is the Taliban’s first intelligence operation this week agaisnt the ISIS hideouts in eastern Afghanistan. However, ISIS activities in eastern and northern Afghanistan continue to increase. Yesterday, ISIS operatives attacked a checkpoint in the town of Sayad in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e-Pul, killing 15 Taliban members.