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20 Daesh loyalists killed in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: At least 20 insurgents loyal to the Daesh terrorist group were killed in eastern Nangarhar province in the past 24 hours, an official Sunday.

“The Daesh fighters were killed through air and ground assaults carried out by the security forces in the Kot and Achin districts,” provincial spokesman Atullah Khogianai said.

He said that two insurgents were wounded during raids in the districts.

The dead bodies were left in the battle site, he added.

Two machine guns were destroyed in battle site through operation.

Daesh fighters have suffered heavy casualties in different districts of Nangarhar in the past one week through air and ground operation conducted by Afghan forces. Kot district was almost cleared from Daesh fighter as well.

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