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Afghan Air Force carry out more raids on ISIS targets in Kunar

By Khaama Press - Thu Jan 11 2018, 7:35 pm

The Afghan Air Force continues to pound the ISIS targets in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan in response to a large scale attack which was repulsed earlier this week.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan army said the latest airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Suki district.

A statement by the Silab Corps said at least three ISIS militants were killed and a 82mm rocket launcher, 2 Ak-47s rifles were destroyed in the airstrikes.

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

Kunar is among the relatively volatile provinces in East of Afghanistan where the anti-government armed militants including the Taliban and ISIS insurgents are actively operating in some of its and often carry out insurgency activities.

This comes as the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan army in the East said Monday that the ISIS militants launched a coordinated attack on public uprising and Afghan local Police forces in Suki district.

A statement by the Silab Corps said the Afghan armed forces launched artillery and airstrikes in response to the ISIS attacks in Deriwa Gul valley.

The statement further added that twelve ISIS militants were killed and around thirty others were wounded during the operations.

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