December 12, 2017
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Foreigners among 6 killed in latest US airstrikes in East of Afghanistan

By Khaama Press - Mon Dec 04 2017, 5:26 pm

At least six militants including two foreigners were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial police commandment in a statement said the airstrikes were carried out on Sunday in the vicinity of Haska Mina district.

The statement further added that the hideouts of the terror group were targeted in Awghaz and Jani Khel areas of the district, leaving six of them dead, including two foreign insurgents.

No further details were given regarding the identities of the foreign insurgents killed in the airstrikes but the police commandment said the local residents and security personnel did not suffer any casualties.

This comes as at least eight militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in separate airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

According to the local officials, the airstrikes were carried out on Saturday in the vicinity of Achin districts, targeting the militant in two separate locations.

The provincial government media office issued a statement confirmed that eight militants were killed in the airstrikes carried out by the unmanned aerial vehicles of the foreign forces.

The statement further added that the airstrikes were carried out in Peshogan and Abdul Khel areas, leaving eight of them dead.

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