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20 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: At least 20 Islamic State IS, which is also known as Daesh militants have been killed in airstrikes carried out by the Afghan security forces in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, a military official said on Friday.

Maj. Sherin Aqa Faqiri, 201 Selab Military Corps spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the airstrikes were carried out during the past 24 hours in Mamand Cheena area on an important Daesh center.

Aga Faqiri said the successful airstrikes were resulted into killing of 20 Daesh insurgents, where light and heavy weapons were also destroyed. “Foreign Daesh militants were also among the dead bodies.”

Moreover, the Ministry of Defense, in a media statement has been confirmed that the airstrikes conducted in Achin district.

However, the Daesh group has not yet commented into the matter.

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