November 21, 2018

US airstrikes pound ISIS, Taliban positions, leaving 7 militants dead

By Khaama Press - Thu Aug 02 2018, 11:11 am

The US forces based in Afghanistan carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS and Taliban positions in eastern Kunar and Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military said the airstrikes left at least seven militants dead.

A statement by Silab Corps said the US unmanned aerial vehicles pounded the ISIS hideouts in Milwa and Gorgori areas of Deh Bala in Nangarhar province.

The statement further added that the airstrikes left at least six ISIS militants and their hideouts were totally destroyed.

Silab Corps said the US unmanned aerial vehicles also targeted the Taliban targets in Watapur district of Kunar and as a result a Taliban group member identified as Masiullah was killed.

The Silab Corps in its also added that the airstrikes did not inflict casualties on the local residents of the two provinces.

This comes as counter-terrorism operations are underway against ISIS and other militants in eastern Kunar, Nangarhar, and other restive provinces in the East.

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