Fighter jets pound ISIS targets in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan
By Khaama Press - Wed Sep 13 2017, 1:23 pm
According to the local security officials, the airstrikes were carried out on Tuesday in the vicinity of Achin and Lalpur districts.
The provincial police commandment in a statement said the foreign forces fighter jets carried out airstrikes on ISIS targets, leaving at least three militants dead.
The statement further added the first airstrike was carried out in Pekha area of Achin district which left three militants dead and their heavy Dshk machine gun destroyed.
The second airstrike was carried out in Sadi area of Lalpur district where a heavy Dshk machine gun of the terror group was destroyed, the statement added.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.
Both the Taliban and ISIS militants attempt to expand their foothold in the key and remote districts of Nangarhar province.
The movements have forced the Afghan forces ad US forces based in Afghanistan to conduct regular operations and airstrikes to eliminate the terrorists from expanding their insurgency in this province.