• publish: 25 November 2017
  • time: 4:09 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 5204

U.S airstrike target ISIS hideout, killing 13 militants in east, Afghanistan

Local officials in eastern Nangarhar province said U.S. air strike targeted an ISIS hideout which killed at least 13 militants.

According to the officials, the airstrike conducted in the vicinity of Haska Mina district and killed at least 13 ISIS-linked militants.

The 201st Silab Corps officials in the East confirmed that the hideout of the terror group was wiped-out and at least 13 militants were killed.

The officials further added that the local residents and security personnel in the vicinity did not suffer any casualties.

ISIS has yet to make any comment regarding the report so far.

Nangarhar is located in eastern part of Afghanistan and borders with volatile tribal region of Pakistan.

ISIS has a confirmed presence in the remote areas of the district.

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