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7 Daesh rebels killed in Nangarhar raids

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7 Daesh rebels killed in Nangarhar raids

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Aug 27, 2019 - 15:27

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh (Islamic State) rebels have been killed and nine others captured in a Special Forces raid in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Special Forces conducted the operation in the Sulaimankhel area of Pachiragam district on Monday night.

He said six militants were killed and nine others detained in the Haska Mena district of the province.

Accordint to Khogyani, civilians and security forces suffered no causalties during the opeations.

The governor’s spokesman said the rebel group was operating in some areas of Achin, Nazian, Pachiragam and Haska Mena districts.

The security forces have devised special plans to purge the province of the insurgent outfit, which has claimed credit for high-casualty attacks..

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