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Afghanistan: Taliban forces kill key ISIS leader ISIS
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Afghanistan: Taliban forces kill key ISIS leader

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 27 Mar 2023, 09:47 am

Kabul: The Taliban government of Afghanistan has said its security forces have killed a key ISIS commander in  a special counterterrorism raid in Kabul city, media reports said on Monday.

The Taliban security forces launched a special operation on an ISIS hideout in the Butkhaak, 12 districts of Kabul city, which resulted in the death of Asad Laghamani, known as ‘Qais’ who was allegedly involved in the attack on the interior ministry mosque, the department said on Twitter as quoted by Khaama Press.

Security forces also seized several weapons and ammunition were seized during the operation.

ISIS has increased attacks in Afghanistan ever since the Taliban came to power in 2021.