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NATO airstrikes kill 55 Daesh fighters in Nangarhar

NATO airstrikes kill 55 Daesh fighters in Nangarhar

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Jan 15, 2016 - 16:40

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 36 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in NATOinfo-icon airstrikes in the eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Friday.

The airstrikes were carried out on Thursday night pounding Daesh hideouts in Haron Baba, Mano and Sabai areas of Haska Mena district, killing 36 fighters, Nangarhar police spokesman Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Meanwhile Governor spokesman Ataullah Khoqyani says 17 IS fighters were killed in Acheen and 7 other killed in Nazyan districts operations.

A resident of the district, Abdul Rahman, confirmed the airstrikes on Thursday night but had no information regarding the

Meanwhile Governor spokesman Ataullah Khoqyani says 17 IS fighters were killed in Acheen and 7 other killed in Nazyan districts operations.

 

 

fatalities.

Daesh fighters have so far issued no comment regarding the airstrikes.

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