Untold story of Achin’s residents under Daesh group

Daesh Militangs(File Photo)

Fata Voice News Agency

Torkham: The residents of the Achin districts of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan have told Afghan media about what they have faced during the Daesh militant group’s years-long control in the area.

An Afghan journalist visited the area and talked with the locals of the Achin district of Nangarhar province.

He has disclosed that for some three years these areas were used by Daesh militant group as training camps and now these areas have turned into the market place and customers come here on daily basis to purchase food commodities and other daily requirements.

 According to the Afghan journalist report, there is no black flag of ISIS in the area and now the Afghan national flags are hoisted replacing those black flags of the Daesh group at Shadal Bazar of Achin.

 The journalist tells the story of a minor boy Ahmad who was kidnapped by the Daesh group and was trained for four months.

He(the minor boy) was trained and was ready for a suicide attack after getting the necessary training and guidance from Daesh militant groups at their camp in Eastern Afghanistan.

 After realizing the threats by the Daesh group, the father of Ahmad decided to leave the area but the Daesh group destroyed their home.

 Another Achin resident has told the Afghan journalist that his son was kidnapped by Daesh and was in their custody for 19 days later on martyred by the Daesh group fighters.

 The reports further say that now life has become normal in the area and business activities in the Achin district have been restored and the people of the area are happy after the defeat of the Daesh group.