Afghan Senior Official Serious Warning to Stablish ISIS Khorasan Caliphate
The Deputy Speaker of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament), Zahir Qadir on Saturday, warned that the loyalists to the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, IS and Daesh) terrorist group will establish the Khorasan Caliphate if they manage to seize Tora Bora, known locally as a cave complex, part of the White Mountains in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
The loyalists of the terror group have managed to take control of a strategic area in Pachiragam district, Qadir said during the general session of the parliament.
He added that the area is a few hundred meters away from Tora Bora and the loyalists to the terrorist group will become successful if their attempts managed to expand foothold.
He also claimed that helicopters are air dropping supplies including food and mineral water to the loyalists of the terror group in the areas under their control.
The remarks by Qadir came as the top US commander in Afghanistan earlier said the loyalists of the terrorist group are attempting to establish a caliphate inside Afghanistan.
According to General Nicholson's remarks ISIS trying to establish the Khorasan caliphate inside Afghanistan with fighters including foreign fighters, particularly Uzbeks from the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, many Pakistani Pashtun from the Pakistani Taliban who joined IS-K moving into Afghanistan to fight.
Source: Al Alam