Taliban’s Balkh police foil ISIS plot to attack Shia religious sites

/ Asia: The spokesman for the Taliban’s Balkh chief, Mohammad Asif Waziri, stated that clash had broken out between ISIS elements and Taliban forces in the fourth district of Mazar-i-Sharif and went on for half an hour.

He highlighted that the conflict erupted after the ISIS terrorist plotted to attack a Tekiye in the 10th district of Mazar Sharif city.

Takyeh or Tekiye is a building where Shia Muslims gather to mourn Imama Hosain’s in the Muharram month.

During the conflict, the ISIS element was injured and arrested, and two others managed to the scene, Waziri noted.

He added that afterward, the hideout in the fourth district, Mazar-i-Sharif, was discovered and annihilated.

Waziri also pointed out that a security force had also been killed in the conflict.


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