A special group has been formed to fight the increasingly ISIL in Afghanistan, said National Directorate of Security (NDS) officials, adding that the newly formed group is established in accordance with Afghanistan’s strategy to fight ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) in Afghanistan.
Hasib Sedeghi, NDS spokesman told presses that this group consists of information section, analysis section and special operational units.
“The ISIL militants have active armed activities in southern province of Helmand, Eastern province of Nangarhar and Western province of Farah.” Sedighi added.
It had long been reported that the ISIL group was recruiting soldiers in above mentioned provinces; something that government officials used to deny, saying the ISIL can’t open operation in Afghanistan.
A number of political characters of Afghanistan, including Hamid Karzay, had also warned the government of the ISIL’s hidden activities in some provinces.
Afghanistan NDS spokesman emphasized that the newly-formed group of National Directorate of Security is meant to annihilate ISIL militants’ group in Afghanistan before it can take any form.