US drone strike along Pak Afghan border in Nangarhar

US drone strike along Pak Afghan border in Nangarhar

KABUL - The US unmanned aerial vehicles carried out airstrikes on ISIS militants in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan leaving two of them dead.

The provincial police commandment said the latest airstrikes were carried out on Friday in the vicinity of Achin district.

The source further added that the militants were targeted in Bandar area of the district.

According to the Nangarhar police commandment, the local residents and security personnel present in the area did not suffer any casualties in the airstrikes.

The ISIS terror group loyalists have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.

Earlier, least eleven militants affiliated with the terror group were killed during the joint operations of the Afghan national defense and security forces in this province.

The 201st Silab Corps in the East said at least two local leaders of the terror group were also among those killed.

According to the Silab Corps, the operations were jointly conducted by the Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army, and Afghan Local Police forces in Deh Bala district.

At least two hideouts of the terror group along with a depot containing medicines were also destroyed during the operations, the Silab Corps added.