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13 militants dead in Daesh-Taliban clash in Nangarhar: MoD

13 militants dead in Daesh-Taliban clash in Nangarhar: MoD

Jun 28, 2015 - 11:45

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Sunday that 12 militants have been killed in a fierce gunbattle between Daesh and Talibaninfo-icon groups in eastern Nangarhar province.

A brief statement from the ministry said the day-long firefight erupted between the two insurgent outfits in Khogyani district on Saturday.,

Qari Mirwais, alias Nusrat, a dreaded commander of Daesh, was killed along with four of his associates and five others were wounded. Seven Taliban fighters were also killed and eight others wounded.

However, the Taliban have not commented on the clash till filing of this report. Some days back, the Taliban dispatched a letter to Abu Bakar Al Baghdadi, Daesh group in Iraq, asking him to avoid interference in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Intense fighting between Taliban and Daesh has been ongoing for last few months, taking the lives of dozens of militants from both sides.



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