• publish: 27 February 2018
  • time: 9:13 am
  • category: Politics
  • No: 5839

22 militants killed and wounded in repelled ISIS attack

9 militants killed and 13 wounded during a major attack between the militants and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group which repelled in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

“Security forces succeed in repelling a large scale attack of ISIS group in Darzad district.” The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army in the North said.

According to Shaheen Corps, the attack was launched on security posts of the Afghan National defense and security forces but did not elaborate further if the Afghan forces suffered any casualty or not.

The anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

Jawzjan is among the relatively volatile provinces in the North where the anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents are actively operating in some of its districts.


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