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6 Islamic State rebels killed in Nangarhar airstrike

6 Islamic State rebels killed in Nangarhar airstrike

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Jul 02, 2016 - 20:01

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six Islamic State or Daesh militants were killed on Saturday in an Afghan forces’ airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.

The airstrike targeted a vehicle carrying insurgents in Ilyas Baba area of Kot district, killing six militants including a commander, the governor’s spokesman said.

Attaullah Khogyani said some weapons and ammunition in the vehicle were also destroyed as a result of the attack.

The Daesh group has said nothing in this regard.

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