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Separate US airstrikes leave 8 ISIS militants dead in East of Afghanistan

By Khaama Press - Sun Dec 03 2017, 3:21 pm

At least eight militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in separate airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

According to the local officials, the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Achin districts, targeting the militant in two separate locations.

The provincial government media office issued a statement on Saturday confirming that eight militants were killed in the airstrikes carried out by the unmanned aerial vehicles of the foreign forces.

The statement further added that the airstrikes were carried out in Peshogan and Abdul Khel areas, leaving eight of them dead.

According to the provincial government, several weapons and ammunition belonging to the terror group were also destroyed.

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

This comes as an airstrike was carried out in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Thursday targetig a compound belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group loyalists, the local officials said Friday.

The airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of the restive Khogyani district, leaving at least twelve fighters of the group dead or wounded.

The provincial government media office in a statement said Friday that the airstrike left at least four ISIS militants dead and eight others wounded.

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