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Nine militants killed, 3 arrested by security forces in Nangarhar

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Taliban12Security forces have killed nine militants in a raid in Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhrar province.

Nangarhar Media and Information Center said late on Monday that the raid was conducted in Bar Ghundi area by a special unit based out of Nangarhar Airfield in which two rocket launchers, a machine gun, six hand grenades, 20 rockets, 2,000 rounds of PK machine gun, 1,000 rounds of Kalashnikov and two walkie-talkies were also destroyed.

Nangarhar media office also said that security forces rounded up three fighters of Daesh group in a separate raid from the jurisdiction of Haska Mina district.

Haska Mina is one of the few districts of Nangarhar where Daesh has a stronger presence.

The coalition officials estimate between 1,000 to 3,000 Islamic State fighters are stationed in eastern Afghanistan and are trying to establish a base of operations in the rugged mountains of Nangarhar Province.

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