1 Daesh fighter killed, 2 detained in Jalalabad

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Saturday claimed killing a Daesh insurgent in eastern Nangarhar province.

The militant was killed in an operation by NDS personnel in the 6th police district of PD6 of Jalalabad, the provincial capital, on Friday night.

A statement from the intelligence agency said that two other Daesh fighters were arrested during the overnight raid.

It added: “The militants were involved in targeted killings in Jalalabad and extorting from civilians and businessmen to finance the group’s activities.”