AT News Report-KABUL: Eight Islamic State (IS) members, also known as Daesh militants, had been detained in Kabul on Saturday, spy agency said.
Intelligence operatives arrested eight members of Daesh militants in Kabul who were involved in range of activities, including assassinations, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement.
The terrorists had been detained in separate operations.
According to NDS, the detained Daesh members were engaged in recruiting youth in their ranks, and plan terror attacks.
The statement identified the militants as Javed, Azizullah, Bilal, Sediqullah, Qudratullah, Ikramullah, Muhibullah and Ali Ahmad.
According to the statement, the individuals confessed that they had joined Daesh quite a “long time ago” and would collect money under the guise of building mosques and madrassas.
The group was also involved in transferring Daesh militants to Nangarhar province, planting mines, carrying out assassinations and carrying explosives, the statement added.