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Friday, 14 May 2021 11:34 GMT

Large of Cache of Weapons, Explosives Belonging to ISIS Seized in Kabul


(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KABUL - A large cache of weapons and explosives belonging to the ISIS terrorist group was discovered and seized by the Afghan forces in Kabul.
The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the cache was seized from during an operation from the vicinity of the 5th police district of the city.
According to NDS, several weapons and large quantities of explosives from seized from the cache as the militants were using them for their attacks in the city.
This comes as a group of at least five insurgents apparently belonging to the ISIS terrorist group launched a coordinated attack on a base of the 111th division of the Afghan army in the early hours of Monday morning.
The ministry of defense spokesman Gen. DawlatWaziri said a group of five insurgents launched a coordinated attack on a compound of the 111th division of the army in Qargha area and at least two of the suicide bombers carried out a suicide attack, two of them were shot dead and another one has been arrested alive.
Gen. Waziri further added that the Afghan armed forces seized a rocket launcher, four Ak-47 rifles, and a suicide attack vest during the operation.
According to Gen. Waziri, at least eleven Afghan soldiers also lost their lives in the attack and and sixteen others have sustained injuries. (KP)


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