JALALABAD: Afghan security forces has started a huge military operation to annihilate ISIS adherents from Naziyan district, eastern Nangarhar province.
The military operation has participated by hundreds Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police, National Directorate Security personnel and Afghan Air Forces.
National Directorate Security of Nangarhar says, as soon Naziyan district will be changed to the graveyard of ISIS loyalist.
Gen. Nazar Ali Wahidi told BNA correspondent, Afghan security forces launched attacks from several points on ISIS’s hideouts and as soon as possible the district will be cleared from being of ISIS members.
Naziyan district is a district that located close to Durand Line, where terrorists supporting by circles inside Pakistan.
Until now, 25 ISIS adherents were killed and dozens of others including foreigner were arrested during the military operation.
Several villages have been cleared from being of ISIS militants.
The Kabul Times