US drone strike near Pak Afghan border in Nangarhar kill Taliban, ISIS militants: Report

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US drone strike near Pak Afghan border in Nangarhar kill Taliban, ISIS militants: Report

KABUL - The US forces based in Afghanistan carried out airstrikes on Taliban and ISIS hideouts in Nangarhar province using the unmanned aerial vehicles, the military and police officials said.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said at least three Taliban insurgents were killed in the drone strike in Kkochiano area in Bati Kot district.

The source further added that another militant was wounded and a Dshk heavy machine was destroyed in the airstrike.

This comes as the provincial government said Wednesday that five ISIS militants were killed or wounded during a similar airstrike in Achin district.