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3 Daesh insurgents eliminated in Nangarhar airstrike

3 Daesh insurgents eliminated in Nangarhar airstrike

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Feb 03, 2016 - 13:34

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Daesh, or self-style Islamic State (IS), fighters were killed as a result of a drone strike by foreign troops in eastern Nangarhar province, the army said on Wednesday.

The airstrike took place on Tuesday evening in the Bandar area of Achin district, said a statement from the 201st Selab Military Corps of the Afghan National Army.

Meanwhile, a statement from the police headquarters confirmed the death of the three fighters during an ongoing operation in Achin -- a Daesh stronghold near the Pakistaninfo-icon border.

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