Police nab ISIS recruiter; 5 Taliban surrender in Kunar

Staff Report

ASADABAD -- Police in Kunar Province apprehended an "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" (ISIS) recruiter, while five Taliban militants surrendered and joined the peace process, officials said Tuesday (May 9), according to Pajhwok Afghan News.

Police caught the ISIS recruiter, identified as Attaullah, and an accomplice Monday (May 8), said police, adding that the pair had been sending youths to fight in Nangarhar Province.

Five Taliban members in Narai District renounced militancy and joined the peace process, added police.

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