30 Civilians Killed by ISIS in Afghanistan
ISIS terrorists killed dozens of civilians in the remote Afghan province of Ghor in revenge for the death of one of their commanders, a provincial official said on Wednesday.
“Afghan police killed a Daesh commander in Ghor province during an operation yesterday but Daesh (ISIS , ISIL, IS) fighters abducted some 30 civilians from near the provincial capital and shot them all dead in revenge,” said Abdul Hai Khatibi, a spokesman for the governor, using a name commonly given to ISIS,Reuters reported.
The killings followed an attack by militants near Feroz Koh, the provincial capital, on Tuesday.
Ghor, in central-western Afghanistan, has not been known as a major centre for ISIS, which has been concentrated in the eastern state of Nangarhar.
Source: Al Alam