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13 insurgents dead, 8 wounded in Daesh-Taliban clash

13 insurgents dead, 8 wounded in Daesh-Taliban clash

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Feb 16, 2016 - 14:50

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 13 insurgents have been killed and eight others wounded during a clash between Talibaninfo-icon and Daesh fighters in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan Newsthe incident took place in the Karkani locality of Achin district a Daesh stronghold near the Pakistaninfo-icon border.

He said information about civilian causalities in the gunbattle was not immediately available. The Taliban and Islamic State have not yet commentedon the clash.

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