23
Tue, Jul

10 ISIS and Lashkar-e-Islam militants killed in Nangarhar

South
Typography

At least 10 militants belonging to the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group and Lashkar-e-Islam were killed in separate operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial police commandment in a statement said at least 2 ISIS loyalists and 5 Lashkar-e-Islam militants were killed in a US drone strike in Achin graduation ceredistrict on Friday.

The statement further added that a commander of the group identified as Qazi Shahid was also among those killed.

At least 3 ISIS militants were killed during a clash with the security forces in Haska Mina district, the statement said, adding that the clash broke out after the ISIS militants ambushed the Afghan forces in Ghalani area.