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Three Daesh terrorists killed in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: At least three terrorists were killed after a U.S.-led airstrike pummeled an area where a group of terrorists associated with ISIS-K were planting roadside mines in eastern Nangarhar province.

The 201st Silab Military Corps in the East said a group of three ISIS-K militants who were planting an improvised explosive device in Payin area of Deh Bala district when they came under an airstrike of the coalition forces drone aircraft.

The Corps said in a statement that three terrorists were killed in the strike.

Taliban militants and other militants including ISIS often use improvised explosive device as the weapon of their choice to target the security forces and government officials.

However, in majority of such attacks the ordinary civilians are killed while in some cases the Taliban militants are themselves blown up in premature explosions.

Anti-government elements must immediately end the indiscriminate and disproportionate use of all improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in areas frequented by civilians, said UNAMA in a special human rights report released few days earlier.

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