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Four ISIS terrorists killed in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan

News Agencies | Updated on: 9 October 2017, 17:38 IST

At least four terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group were killed in an airstrike carried out by the security forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The airstrike hit the ISIS hideout in Achin district; the Khaama Press quoted the provincial government media office as saying in a statement.

The airstrike also destroyed several weapons, ammunition, and explosives; the statement added.

The provincial government stated that the local residents and security personnel did not suffer any casualties in the airstrike.

Last week, at least 11 terrorists belonging to ISIS group's offshoot, ISIS Khorasan, were killed in the airstrikes conducted by the United States forces in the province.

Anti-ISIS as well as anti-Taliban operations are underway to eliminate the presence of terrorists in Nangarhar province and the U.S. forces are providing air force support to the Afghan forces during the operations. 


First published: 9 October 2017, 17:36 IST