afghanistan-airstrikeeAt least 6 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrrist group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Thursday that the airstrike was carried out in Pacher Agam district.

The Defense Ministry further added that 6 loyalists of the terror group were also wounded in the airstrike without giving further information if the strike was carried out by the Afghan Air Force or the US forces based in Afghanistan.

Both the Afghan and US forces conduct regular airstrikes against the loyalists of the terror group in the districts of Nangarhar where ISIS fighters are conducting insurgency.

The provincial police commandment said Monday at least 11 loyalists of the terror group were killed after they were targeted by the foreing forces gunships in Achin distict.

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

This comes as the Deputy House Speaker of the Lower House of the Parliament, Wolesi Jirga, Zahir Qadir, earlier warned that the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group will establish the Khurasan Caliphate if they managed to seize Tora Bora.

The top US commander in Afghanistan General John Nicholson also said earlier that the loyalists of the terrorist group are attempting to establish a caliphate inside Afghanistan.

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