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US drone strike leaves 7 Daesh rebels dead in Nangarhar

US drone strike leaves 7 Daesh rebels dead in Nangarhar

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May 04, 2017 - 13:38

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News the US forces carried out the drone strike in Gorgoree area of Haska Mena district on IS hideout late on Wednesday.

Hs said seven IS fighters were killed including a notorious commander. Weapons and other ammunitions were also destroyed during the strike, he added.

Attaullah assured that security personnel and civilians suffered no casualties during the drone strike.

IS group have not commented about the Haska Mena drone strike.

Sa/nh

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