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16 militants dead in Daesh-Mangal Bagh group clash

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16 militants dead in Daesh-Mangal Bagh group clash

Feb 05, 2018 - 15:11

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A clash between Daesh (Islamic State) and Mangal Bagh group has left 16 insurgents dead in eastern Nangarhar province, official said on Monday

Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News the firefight erupted in the Achin district of the province late Sunday night.

He said fighters from both rebel outfits were among the fatalities. Six Islamic State members were killed and four others wounded in the gunbattle.

The Mangal Bagh group lost three fighters while three others members of the terrorist outfit were injured. None of the groups has commented yet on the clash


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