• publish: 5 April 2018
  • time: 6:57 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 6116
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4 IS insurgents killed in Nangarhar airstrike

According to local officials on Thursday four Islamic State (IS) insurgents have been killed in an airstrike operation launched by Afghan forces in Nangarhar province.

Provincial government’s media office, said in a statement that the airstrike was conducted in Payin area near Haska Meyna district of Nangarhar province at around 11 am on Tuesday, Khaama press said.

The statement added that during the operation, weapons, ammunition and vehicles belonging to the IS were destroyed as well.

The latest airstrike comes as counter-terrorism ground operations are being conducted by Afghan and US forces in Afghanistan against the IS, Taliban and other militant groups in Nangarhar province.

 

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