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US drone strikes kill 15 Daesh rebels in Nangarhar

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US drone strikes kill 15 Daesh rebels in Nangarhar

Sep 25, 2016 - 13:27

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen Daesh or Islamic State (IS) Militants have been killed and seven others wounded in a US drone strikes in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman said 13 IS rebels were eliminated and seven others wounded in a US drone strike in Paen locality late on Saturday.

Cache of arms belonged to the insurgents were also destroyed in the drone missile strikes, he said.

Two more Daesh rebels were killed in another drone strike in the Langari Khoar locality, said Police Spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal.

Militant group have not yet commented over the drone strikes.



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