A Daesh suicide attack was foiled in eastern Nangarhar province after National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces arrested a suspected suicide bomber who had allegedly planned to carry-out an attack in Jalalabad city, NDS said in a statement on Sunday.
The suicide bomber identified as Jamil-ur-Rehman, also known as Yaser, was arrested before being able to carry out an attack in a crowd in Jalalabad city, according to the statement.
The statement said that the suspect allegedly joined Daesh four months ago and had received training by the group. He had also been involved in many terrorist activities in Achin district of the province, the statement said.
Daesh has not commented on the arrest.