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Over 50 militants including 7 ISIS loyalists killed in Afghan operations

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Afghan army operationsAt least seven militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during clearance operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the loyalists of the terror group were killed in air and ground operations in Achin district.

MoD said at least four others were also wounded during the operations in Pekha and Gor areas of Achin district.

A statement by MoD said the ISIS loyalists were among more than 50 insurgents killed during the clearance operations in the past 24 hours.

The statement further added that two militants including a commander of the militants were killed and another one was injured during an operation in Nari district of Kunar province.

At least three militants were killed in Sorobi district of Kabul, 5 others killed in Kot and Behsud districts of Nangarhar province and various weapons and other military equipment were seized during the same operations, MoD added.

A militant was killed in a separate operation in Mohammad Agha district of Logar, MoD said, adding that four militants were killed during the operations in Wardak province.

The militants suffered heavy casualties during the operations in Posht-e-Rud district of western Farah province, according to MoD, adding that 23 militants were killed and 32 others were wounded in air and ground operations carried out in Dukin, Saj, Chapak, Chahar Mas, Kaskin and Kachkin areas.

MoD also added that 8 militants were killed and 7 others were wounded during operations in Baghlan province which included a commander of the Taliban group identified as Mawlavi Shoaib.

5 militants were killed and 4 others were wounded in an operation in Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province, MoD said, adding that 5 others including their commander were killed during an operation in Lashkargah district of Helmand province.

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

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