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Explosives expert of ISIS arrested in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province

Youth walk under an Islamic State flag in Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, near the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
Youth walk under an Islamic State flag in Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, near the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

Kabul: A key member of the Islamic State terrorist group operating as explosives expert has been arrested by the Afghan intelligence operatives in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the detained individual has been identified as Azizullah son of Omid Gul, who was operating as explosives expert of ISIS loyalists, reports the Khaama Press.

The intelligence operatives also seized two land mines, 12 kgs of explosives, 6 packets of water gel explosives, 2 mobile phone sets which were prepared for remote control bombing, 29 explosives capsules, 1 land mine conductor, 3 meters of line used for explosives, instruction book for making mines, 60 pages of propaganda material.

So far, the loyalists of the terror group have not commented regarding the report.

The arrest come as deputy military chief of the terror group was killed during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province earlier. (ANI)

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