September 24, 2018

US conduct more airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in East of Afghanistan

By Khaama Press - Wed Feb 28 2018, 2:10 pm

The US military has carried out more airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army in the East said the latest airstrikes were carried in Nazian district.

The source further added that the raids were carried out in Sah-e-Bar area and as a result one member of the terror group was killed.

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

Nangarhar has been among the relatively calm provinces in East of Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban regime but the anti-government armed militant groups have been attempting to expand their insurgency activities in some of the remote parts of the province during the recent years.

Both the Taliban and militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group have presence in some districts of Nangarhar

In the meantime, the Silab Corps said the Afghan security forces discovered eight Improvised Explosive Devices from Nangarhar, Laghman and Kapisa provinces.

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