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ISIS radio destroyed in US drone strike in East of Afghanistan

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Daesh-RadioA radio station run by the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group was destroyed in a drone strike carried out by the US forces in Afghanistan

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afg airforce helicoptersAccording to the local officials in eastern Nangarahr province, the radio station was targeted was in Kharawa area of Achin district.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said at least 12 loyalists of the terror group were killed in separate drone strike in Momand Dara.

Khogyani further added that the airstrikes were carried out on Wednesday and several weapons and ammunition belonging to the loyalists of the terror group were also destroyed.

The loyalists of the ISIS terrorist group have not commented regarding the report so far.

The radio station run by the loyalists of the ISIS terrorist group resumed operations months after it was destroyed in a similar airstrike.

At least 29 people including 5 operators of the radio station were killed in a series of airstrikes targeting the radio station in Momand Dara area earlier in February this year.

The latest airstrikes by the US forces comes as President Barack Obama has granted broader role to engage the militant groups in Afghanistan, including the Taliban insurgents.