Kabul: Afghanistan security forces have arrested a top commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K), media reports said on Wednesday.
Sources in the Afghan military confirmed to Khaama Press that the Afghan Special Forces arrested the ISIS-K leader during a raid in eastern Kunar province.
Without disclosing further information regarding the identity of the detained ISIS leader, the sources told the news agency that the arrested ISIS leader was involved in transferring foreign ISIS militants in various provinces of the country.
The sources further added that the apprehended ISIS leader was also transferring the families of ISIS fighters to different parts of the country.
The terror group did not comment on the issue so far.