Several militants loyal to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot, ISIS Khorasan, were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted by the US forces based in Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan military in the East said the latest airstrikes were carried out in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar province.

The Silab Corps officials are saying that the hideouts of the terror group were targeted by unmanned aerial vehicles in Payin area of the district.

The officials further added at least ten ISIS militants were killed in the airstrikes but no casualties were incurred to the local residents or security personnel.

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

This comes as at least twenty militants of the Taliban group and loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed or wounded during the operations in this province earlier this week.

The 201st Silab Corps in the East said the militants were killed or wounded in three different districts in the past 24 hours.

The Silab Corps officials said at least 13 ISIS militants and 3 Taliban insurgents were killed during the airstrikes in Khogyani and Achin districts.

The officials further added that a local leader of the ISIS terrorists identified as Saqib was also among those killed.


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