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ISIS loyalists hailing from Orakzai Agency killed in US drone strike

By Khaama Press - Thu Sep 14 2017, 2:17 pm

A number of ISIS loyalists hailing from Orakzai Agency in the tribal regions of Pakistan were killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government media office in a statement said at least three ISIS militants were killed in the raid.

The statement further added that the airstrike was carried out by the foreign forces in the vicinity of Nazian district.

The militants were targeted in Lalma area of Nazian district, the statement said, adding that the local residents did not suffer any casualties in the airstrike.

In the meantime, the provincial police commandment in a statement said a leader of the terror group was also among those killed, putting the number of those killed in the raid at two.

The statement further added that the airstrike was carried out at around 8 am local time on Wednesday.

The police commandment said the information they have received from the area indicate that the slain militants were originally hailing from Orakzai Agency.

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

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