At least three key Daesh members, who were reportedly planning to carry out suicide bombings, were arrested in Nangarhar province, government’s media office said on Tuesday in a statement.
According to the statement the Daesh members were arrested in an NDS forces operation in Behsod district of Nangarhar province on Monday.
The statement said the arrested are Qari Abbas, Abdul Rashid and Azam Khan, and they had been planning suicide bombings against security forces in the coming days.
Meanwhile, the NDS said that two other suspects were arrested in Bati Kot district of Nangarhar. Both were reportedly involved in terrorist acts in the district.