Haji Zahir Qadir, first deputy of the Lower House of Parliament or Wolesi Jirga has claimed that commanders and those leading Daesh live in Kabul.
“I swear to god that officials and commanders of Daesh live in Kabul. They go to our security institutions and embassies.” MP Zahir Qadir told lawmakers during Monday’s session.
MP Qadir who is reportedly taking part in security operation against terrorists in Shinwar District of Nangarhar province said that armed men belonging to Swat and Bajawar agency of Pakistan, Chechens, Uzbeks, Arab and others have gathered there. “The district has turned into a factory of Daesh”, he said.
He warned that government is not paying attention to the matter but “this deteriorates security situation in other provinces as well.”
Headquarters of Daesh is in Shinwar District, it could be eliminated only if their factory is demolished, he noted.
Daesh or the Islamic State (IS) militant group was operating in Iraq and Syria for several years but it emerged in Afghanistan about a year before.
With its stronghold in Nangarhar province, the group is trying to expand.
Besides, Nangarhar, the group’s activities have been noticed in Kunar, Kabul, Zabul, Helmand, Kandahar, Farah and other areas.