• publish: 27 September 2015
  • time: 12:36 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 1463

IS fighters attack security checkpoints in Nangarhar

Militants loyal to the so-called Islamic State (IS) commonly known as Daesh for the first raided security checkpoints in eastern Nangarhar Province in Afghanistan on Sunday.

Hundreds of Daesh insurgents attacked security checkpoints in Achin district of the eastern Nangarhar province at 03:00 a.m, Local Officials said/

The attacking militants captured two security check posts but police recaptured, Achin district governor Mohammad Ghalib said.

This is the first time that Daesh fighters engaged with Afghan security forces.

IS has also declared war against Taliban militants in Afghanistan.

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