• publish: 11 October 2017
  • time: 4:45 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 4788
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Air strikes target ISIS, Taliban militants in east, Afghanistan

Several Taliban militants and insurgents affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group were killed or wounded during the latest airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army in a statement said the airstrikes were carried out on Tuesday in Bati Kot and Deh Bala districts.

The statement further added that a Taliban group member identified as Rohani was killed in an airstrike in Barekab area of Bati Kot and another member of the group was wounded.

In separate airstrikes conducted in Deh Bala district, at least eleven militants affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group were killed or wounded.

According to the Silab Corps, the airstrikes were carried out in Mariz Kand and Mia Jee areas of the district in coordination with the Afghan commando forces.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far. Khaame press writes.

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