AT-KABUL: At least 10 Daesh fighters were killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Monday.
“Ten Daesh including intelligence in charge of the group for Kot district were killed in an airstrike in Kot district,” said Spokesman Provincial Governor Spokesman Ataullah Khogiani, identifying the intelligence in charge as Abu Saeed.
He said that 18 other Daesh fighters were injured through the airstrike conducted in Sepai and Janjal Ghonda areas of the district.
In order to eliminate Daesh in the Kot district, ground operations and airstrikes are going on seriously in the district.
Meanwhile, provincial governor Salim Khan Kunduzi said of well preparation of Afghan forces in the province for defeating Daesh in Kot district.
He said that following President’s order all possible means will be utilized to bust Daesh in Kot district.
Governor said that till dater Janjal Ghonda area was cleared from Daesh fighters.
Some 90 houses torched and 500 families displaced in recent Daesh attacks in Kot district, he underlined.