14 ISIS militants killed, wounded in latest operations in Nangarhar
By Khaama Press - Sun Dec 17 2017, 11:16 am
At least fourteen militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed or wounded during the latest operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The provincial government media office in a statement said the Afghan security forces conducted counter-terrorism operations against the terror group in Khogyani and Haska Mina districts in the past 24 hours.
The statement further added that the operations were conducted with the air support and as a result at least nine IS militants were killed and five others were wounded.
At least seven of the militants were killed in Khogyani district and five others were wounded while two others were killed in Haska Mina district.
According to Nangarhar provincial government, the militants were killed during the operations of Silab-4 operations.
The anti-government armed militant groups including the ISIS militants have not commented regarding the report so far.
This comes as the US drones targeted Tajikistan nationals fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in this province on Saturday.
The provincial government media office in a statement said the airstrike was carried out at around noon time today in Haska Mina district.
According to the Nangarhar provincial government, the local residents and security personnel did not suffer any casualties in the airstrike.