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Daesh militants deployed to Northern provinces: Wolesi Jirga

AT-KABUL: First Deputy Speaker of Wolesi Jirga, or Lower House of Parliament Abdul Zahir Qadir said that due to government negligence, Daesh militants have been deployed in northern Badakhshan province.

“If the government further remains inattentive, the militants start targeting people,” Qadir said.

Speaking at the plenary session of the parliament on Monday, Qadir claimed that military raids by state security forces were inconsiderable against fighters loyal to Daesh terrorists in Nangarhar province, therefore, Daesh fighters were deployed in northern Badakhshan province.

“Daesh terrorists are still active in Nangarhar province, they carry out noticeable battles, while previously they were launched underground attacks only” he asserted.

He highlighted that so far one thousands of his fighters refighting Daesh militants in the province, but government does not support them with military equipment as it do to the local police.

He alleged that local police freeing detained Daesh fighters after receiving telephone call from government officials. “As if they were secret agents among militants,” he said referring to the release of Daesh fighters.

He accused high security officials for negligence over rooting out Daesh militants, and called on other MPs to summon security officials for weak performances.

Recently President Ghani during his visit to Jalalabad the capital city of Nangarhar province, ordered security forces to suppress Daesh insurgents from every nook and corner of the country within next few weeks.

First deputy speaker stressed that it is impossible for the government to eliminate Daesh insurgents, adding that Daesh was imposed as a dangerous project against Afghanistan.

“If the government eradicate Daesh insurgents within next three months, I am ready to resin and the government can send me behind bars” Qadir added.

Earlier, officials in the Ministry of Defense, said that Daesh insurgents lost their influence in the country, and unable to stand against Afghan security forces.

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