Thursday, December 8, 2022

19 ISIS fanatics killed in airstrike shortly after beheading 7 in Nangarhar

Immigration News

Khaama Press
Khaama Press
The Khaama Press News Agency is the leading and largest English news service for Afghanistan with over 3 million hits a month. Independent authors/columnists and experts are welcome to contribute stories, opinions and editorials. Send stories to [email protected] or [email protected] Follow Khaama Press on Facebook: Follow Khaama Press on Twitter:

US drone strike AfghanistanAt least 19 fanatics of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Friday afternoon.

The drone strike targeted the ISIS fanatics shortly after they decapitated seven people including six Taliban insurgents in the restive Achin district.

A local government official earlier told VOA that the ISIS fanatics beheaded the prisoners after the Friday prayers in Pekha area.

The official speaking on the condition of anonymity further added that the area came under drone strike shortly after the brutal execution of the prisoners, leaving at least 17 ISIS fanatics dead.

However, the local residents who were forced to watch the brutal executions have said the airstrike targeted the ISIS fanatics while they were beheading the prisoners.

Provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani confirmed that a drone strike targeted a group of ISIS militants in Achin district, however he did not comment regarding the beheadings.

He also added that four senior commanders of the ISIS loyalists were among those killed but the exact number of ISIS casualties has not been ascertained so far.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the beheading of its six militants so far.

- Advertisement -

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!

- Advertisement -

The World News