At least twenty eight militants were killed during the separate operations conducted by the Afghan and U.S. forces in eastern Nangarhar and northeastern Kapisa provinces of the country.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East in a statement said the Afghan and U.S. forces jointly conducted a Special Operation in Achin district on Monday, leaving at least 19 ISIS militants dead.

The statement further added that the 02 unit ofthe Afghan forces in Nangarhar airport conducted a Special Operation in Sherzad district, leaving at least 8 Taliban militants dead.

One of the commanders of the Taliban identified as Mansoor was among those killed, the statement said.

In the meantime, the U.S. force carried out an airstrike using unmanned aerial vehicle targeting a Taliban militant Amanullahin Tagab district of Kapisa province, the 201st Silab Corps said, adding that the militant was killed in the raid.

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