• publish: 15 January 2016
  • time: 6:44 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 3013

Foreign forces airstrike kill 36 Daesh fighters in Nangarhar

 At least 36 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in NATO airstrikes in the eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Friday.

The airstrikes were carried out on Thursday night pounding Daesh hideouts in Haron Baba, Mano and Sabai areas of Haska Mena district, killing 36 fighters, Nangarhar police spokesman Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal said.

A resident of the district, Abdul Rahman, confirmed the airstrikes on Thursday night but had no information regarding the fatalities. Pajhwok reported.

Daesh fighters have so far issued no comment regarding the airstrikes.

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  1. […] Type of attack: US drone or air strike Location: Haron Baba, Mano and Sabai areas, Haska Mena district, Nangarhar province References: Raha Press/Pajhwok […]

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