At least seven Daesh fighters were killed on Sunday night in an operation conducted by the National Directorate of Security, in Nangarhar province.

NDS said in a statement, that the operation was taken out by a special unit in PD7 of Jalalabad city, the operation resulted in the death of seven militants including a suicide bomber.

The statement indicated the militants have used civilians as humans shields, fortunately, no civilian was hurt during the raid.

Daesh militants planned to carry out various types of attacks including “suicide and coordinated” offensives on the government facilities in the city of Nangarhar province.

This plan was rebuffed and the attacks were thwarted by the NDS, the statement read.

Following the killings of two Daesh members in PD6 of the Jalalabad city, in this operation, a suicide vest, three AK 47 rifles, 20 grenades, an RPG round, and some explosives were seized.

This comes as five policemen were killed and wounded in separate attacks in Zabul and Uruzgan provinces.

Four policemen were killed and two were wounded in Taliban attack on a security outpost situated in Qalat and Sahr-e-Safa highway in Zabul.

In another incident, one policeman was killed and the other was wounded in a magnetic IED that targeted their vehicle in Tarinkot city of Uruzgan province.

In a similar incident, one policeman was killed and two others were wounded when the Taliban launched their offensive attack on a security outpost in Pato district of Daikundi province.

According to local officials, the incident happened at around 2:00 a.m. on Monday morning.

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