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Over 20 Daesh rebels killed in Nangarhar raid

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Over 20 Daesh rebels killed in Nangarhar raid

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Apr 30, 2019 - 13:46

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-two Daesh or Islamic State (IS) fighters have been killed during security operation in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Tuesday.

Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Afghan Special Forces conducted operations in Zawai area of Khogyani district late on Monday.

Over 20 Daesh rebels were killed and four training centers destroyed including weapons, ammunition, explosives and other logistics, he said.

Separately, security forces arrested two persons with Kalashnikovs over alleged association with the Talibaninfo-icon in Chaparhar district, he said.

Daesh militants have not commented on the incidents.

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