17 April 2017

News Story: Two IS militants killed in eastern Afghan airstrike - local gov't

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Two militants of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed after a NATO-led coalition forces' drone struck a vehicle in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the provincial government said on Sunday.

"Two Daesh (Arabic acronym for IS) suicide bombers died following a drone strike in Baandar, an area in Achin district late on Saturday," it said in a statement.

They were moving in a car bomb and they tried to assault the district's police station before the raid, it noted.

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