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30 Daesh insurgents killed, 5 suspects detained in Nangarhar

30 Daesh insurgents killed, 5 suspects detained in Nangarhar

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Jan 27, 2018 - 12:12

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 30 Daesh (Islamic State) militants, including foreigners, have been killed in an air-and-ground operation in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News the security personnel launched the offensive in Mariz Kandaw, Charwazee, Road Khani, Miaji Baba and Kajena areas on Friday.

He said 30 fighters were killed and several hideouts, weapons and ammunitions destroyed during the offensive. Foreign insurgents were among the dead, the police official said.

Security forces suffered no casualties.

Separately, police detained a resident of the Pakistaninfo-icon-administered zone of Kashmir, named Abdullah, along with his wife and four children in Haska Mena district. The detainees are suspected of having links to Daesh.

sa/mud

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