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Jets kill another 5 Daesh militants in Nangarhar

Jets kill another 5 Daesh militants in Nangarhar

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Mar 08, 2016 - 15:11

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Another five Islamic State or Daesh fighters were killed in airstrikes by fighter jets in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.

The airstrikes were carried out in Shabi Kando locality of Haska Mena district on Monday, Nangarhar police spokesman Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News.

A machinegun and some small weapons of the group were destroyed in the airstrikes and civilians suffered no casualties, he added.

After Achin district, Haska Mena is a second district where Daesh militants have hideouts.

On Monday, local officials said at least 15 Daesh fighters were eliminated in airstrikes in Achin district.

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