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31 more Daesh fighters surrendered to Afghan forces in Nangarhar

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KABUL: In the past weeks, a large number of Daesh or so-called IS fighters, have surrendered to the Afghan security forces with the latest on where a group of 31 Daesh fighter along with 62 women and children laid down their arms in eastern Nangarhar province.

Nangarhar Press Department in a statement on Saturday said these Daesh fighters and their family members surrendered in Achin district of the province.

“They (Daesh) also handed over a number of weapons with some ammunition to the Afghan forces.”

It is worth mentioning that in the past one month, hundreds of Daesh fighters surrendered to Afghan forces. Ministry of Defense has recently said that following Afghan security forces operations in different districts of Nangarhar province, Daesh militants failed to stand against them and chose to surrender.

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