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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Taliban launches an offensive against IS in Afghanistan


Taliban launch operation against IS in southern Afghanistan
KANDAHAR: The Taliban said Monday something like four Islamic State agents and two regular citizens were killed in a crackdown on the gathering's safe-houses in southern Afghanistan after a new expansion in bleeding assaults. 

The activity against Islamic State-Khorasan - the nearby section of the jihadist bunch - began around 12 PM in no less than four locale of Kandahar area and proceeded through Monday morning, Taliban commonplace police boss Abdul Ghafar Mohammadi told AFP. 

"Up until now, four Daesh (IS) warriors have been killed and ten captured... one of them exploded himself inside a house," he said. 

A Taliban official later tweeted that three IS agents were killed and two regular folks "martyred" in the activity. 

There was no clarification for the dissimilarity. 

Nearby media cited a Taliban official as saying there had additionally been an impact in a western suburb of Kabul Monday morning without any losses. 

In the three months since the Taliban came to control, IS-K has been dynamic in Jalalabad, Kunduz, Kandahar and Kabul. 

Last month the gathering asserted liability regarding a self destruction bomb assault on a Shiite mosque in Kandahar that killed no less than 60 individuals and harmed scores more. 

That assault came seven days after one more lethal mosque impact guaranteed by IS-K in northern Kunduz area killed more than 60 individuals. 

The gathering on Sunday asserted liability regarding a bomb that annihilated a minibus in Kabul at the end of the week killing a notable nearby columnist and up to two others. 

IS-K flaunted it had killed or harmed "20 Shiite defectors" in the occurrence. 

Recently IS-K warriors struck the city's National Military Hospital, killing something like 19 individuals and harming in excess of 50 others. 

The gathering has additionally guaranteed a few assaults in the city of Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar region and a hotbed of IS-K movement.

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