Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid has announced that Taliban forces carried out an operation against an ISIS cell in Kabul.
Reportedly, 8 ISIS members were killed and 7 were captured.
The Taliban are claiming that these ISIS members included those responsible for the recent Logan Hotel and Pakistani Embassy attacks.
Below is the official Taliban statement translated from Pashto into English,
Last day’s operation details:
Yesterday, an important and dangerous network of Daesh in Kabul and Nimroz provinces organized and carried out attacks on the Langan Hotel (where Chinese citizens were staying), the airport, the Pakistani embassy and some other targets in Kabul city. has beenAnd he had a plan to attack some other important targets and he also transferred foreign Daesh fighters to Afghanistan from abroad.
During which three hideouts were marked (in Shahdai Salehin and Qalacha areas of the 8th district of Kabul city and in Zaranj, the center of Nimroz province).As a result, the three shelters were destroyed, 8 Daesh terrorists were killed, many light weapons, hand grenades, mines, explosive vests and explosives were recovered, 7 Daesh terrorists were captured alive and a number of suspects were detained for questioning. .
Among the dead were foreign Daesh members.