The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan confirmed that its forces killed eight ISIS terrorists including a French national fighting in the ISIS ranks.
According to the source further, the terrorists were killed in Darab district of Jawzjan during a clearance operation.
This comes as the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said late in March that at least five ISIS suspects including a French woman of being arrested during a Special Forces operation in the North.
The local security officials in Jawzjan had also confirmed the report and had said that the woman was arrested from the vicinity of Darzab district.
The district police chief Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani said the French woman was arrested during a joint operation of the Afghan Special Forces and the foreign forces based in Afghanistan.