Afghan Special Forces and Afghan National Police raided three different parts of Kabul city where suspects affiliated to Daesh were hiding and planning to carry out subversive activities in the city -- which has witnessed deadly attacks since mid-July.
The National Directorate of Security said in a statement that the operations were conducted on Tuesday in PD8, PD11, and PD15 of Kabul city and all attackers two attackers were killed after nearly 10 hours operation.
The operation was launched in Bagrami district and "Guard" area in police district of the city of Kabul near the counter-narcotics base of US forces.
The operation in PD15 targeted a house where a number of suspects were hiding.
“Two Daesh members were killed and two others were arrested. Three security forces members were also killed in the operation,” NDS officials said, adding that “the forces have destroyed the big bomb-making cache.”
The NDS officials said that the insurgents were produced “suicide vest, marantic mines, and type of IEDs.”
Those living in neighboring of the house under raid said they saw suicide vests and explosives in the house after the operation ended.
Dozens of people were instructed to evacuate their homes or stay inside in order to prevent from being harmed in the raid, residents of the area said.
The raid in Bagrami district in the east of Kabul targeted members of Daesh, the Interior Ministry's spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said.
Bagrami residents said they heard explosions and gunfight throughout the night.