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20 Daesh insurgents eliminated in Nangarhar operations

20 Daesh insurgents eliminated in Nangarhar operations

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Jul 31, 2016 - 15:22

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty Daesh rebels have been killed and two others wounded as a result of airstrikes and ground operations in Achin and Kot districts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.

The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the operations were conducted in Wach Tangi and Ilyas Baba areas of Kot by Afghan and foreign forces.

International troops and their Afghan partners used artillery in the airstrikes and ground operations that left 20 Daesh militants dead and two others wounded.

Bodies of the rebels were still lying at the scene and two machine gunswere also destroyed, he said.

A huge cache of weapons was recovered in Qahr-i-Selab clearing operations which were conducted in eight villages of Haska Mena district. Afghan forces and civilians suffered no casualties

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