US drone strike near Pak Afghan border in Nangarhar kill ISIS terrorists

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US drone strike near Pak Afghan border in Nangarhar kill ISIS terrorists

KABUL - Atleast five militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during the airstrikes of the US forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The local officials are saying that the militants were killed during the airstrikes conducted over the past 24 hours in this province.

The officials further add that some heavy and light weapons belonging to the terror group have also been destroyed during the airstrikes.

The provincial government media office in a statement confirmed Thursday that the US forces carried out airstrikes using unmanned aerial vehicles in Haska Mina district.

The source further added that five ISIS militants were killed and some weapons, including heavy and light weapons, were destroyed during the airstrikes.

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

This comes as ground operations as well as airstrikes are being conducted on regular basis in this province to suppress the ISIS and other militants.

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