ISIS-K Bombs Eastern Afghan City, Kills Taliban Fighters

By Breitbart
Posted on 09/23/21 | News Source: Breitbart

SIS-K has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly bombings that killed or injured more than 35 Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan over the weekend, Fox News reported Monday.

ISIS-K on September 19 “claimed responsibility for six explosions caused by improvised explosive devices (IED)” on September 18 and 19 in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar Province, according to Fox News.

“More than 35 Taliban militia members were killed or wounded, in a series of explosions that took place,” Amaaq News Agency, the official ISIS propaganda outlet, wrote in a statement posted to its Telegram channel on September 19.

Local residents reported hearing additional explosions in Jalalabad on September 20, according to the Associated Press (AP), which said it received “unconfirmed reports of additional Taliban casualties” from Monday’s alleged blasts.