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25 Daesh militants eliminated in Nangarhar airstrike

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25 Daesh militants eliminated in Nangarhar airstrike

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Feb 05, 2018 - 14:38

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-five Daesh (Islamic State) rebels have been killed in an airstrike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.

Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News the US forces carried out the raid on a Daesh hideout in the district late on Sunday night.

About 25 fighters were killed and several others wounded in the airstrike, he said, adding heavy weapons and ammunition equipment were also destroyed.

Daesh has not yet commented on the overnight attack

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