Daesh, Taliban among 17 suspects held in Nangarhar

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives have arrested 17 individuals, including Taliban and Daesh rebels, in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. The detainees were paraded before media persons in Jalalabad, the provincial...

Nearly a dozen Daesh rebels killed in Achin raid

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 11 Daesh -- Islamic State (IS) -- militants have been killed during an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Saturday. Without giving details, a statement from MoD said the Daesh...

22 more IS fighters surrender in Nangarhar

KABUL (Pajhwok) Twenty-two more Daesh (Islamic State) rebels have surrendered to security forces in eastern Nangarhar province, says the Ministry of Defence (MoD). In a statement, MoD said the rebels surrendered during an operation in Achin district...

100 Daesh fighters including Pakistanis surrender

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 100 Daesh, or Islamic State (IS), rebels including Pakistani citizens have joined the peace process in eastern Nangarhar province, an official claimed on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told...

11 Daesh rebels surrender in Nangarhar’s Nazian

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Eleven Daesh militants, including women and children, have surrendered to the government after medication of local people in the Nazian district of eastern Nangarhar province.

25 Daesh militants eliminated in Nangarhar offensives

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 25 Daesh -- or so-called Islamic State (IS) --rebels have been killed during air-and-ground operations in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, spokesman for the 202 nd...

Foreign rebels among 14 killed in Nangarhar drone strike

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fourteen Daesh, or so-called Islamic State (IS), militants including 12 foreigners have been killed in a drone strike in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Sherin Agha Faqiri,...

Border policeman among 5 killed in Nangarhar clashes

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Border policeman was killed and three others wounded during a clash, while four Daesh or Islamic State militants have been killed in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain...

45 militants including foreigners killed in Achin strike

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 45 Daesh -- or so-called Islamic State (IS) -- militants have been killed in a NATO airstrike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials claimed on Thursday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain...

17 Daesh rebels eliminated in Nangahar airstrikes

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seventeen Daesh militants have been killed in security forces airstrikes in the Achin, Pachir Agam and Kot districts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Six Daesh were killed in the overnight bombardment...

Over 30 Daesh rebels dead in Nangarhar offensive

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thirty-one Daesh rebels also known as Islamic State (IS) have been killed in Afghan and foreign forces airstrikes and ground offensive in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. Governor Spokesman Attaullah...

US drone strike leaves 7 Daesh rebels dead in Nangarhar

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday.

5 foreign fighters with Daesh killed in Nangarhar drone strike

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least five Daesh (Islamic State) rebels were killed in a US drone strike in the Nazyan district of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan...

Nangarhar offensive: 49 Daesh rebels dead in airstrikes

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Forty-nine Daesh rebels have been killed during clearing operation codenamed Hamza in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal told Pajhwok...

12 Daesh rebels killed in Nangarhar joint operation

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 12 Islamic State (IS) or Daesh rebels have been killed in a clearing operation and US drone strikes in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Monday.

27 Islamic State fighters eliminated in Nangarhar raids

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 27 Islamic State (IS) -- or Daesh -- militants have been killed in foreign forces’ drone strikes in Haska Mina and Achin districts of eastern Nangarhar province, the army claimed on Thursday.

35 Daesh, 22 Taliban fighters eliminated in Nangarhar raids

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thirty-five Daesh rebels and 22 Taliban militantshave been killed during Afghan and US airstrikes in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Thursday.

Nearly dozen Daesh rebels perished in Nangarhar airstrikes, operation

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 23 Daesh rebels have been killed during a clearing operation codename Shaheen 18 and airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.

US drone strikes eliminate 16 Daesh rebels in Nangarhar

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 16 Daesh militants, including three notorious commanders of the group, have been killed in US drone strikes in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

22 more IS fighters eliminated in Nangarhar drone strikes

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-two Islamic State (IS) (Daesh) militants have been killed in fresh airstrikes in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.