08 May 2017

News Story: Airstrikes kill 27 IS militants in Afghan E. province

Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano Ground Attack Aircraft
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Up to 27 militants loyal to the extremist Islamic State (IS) group were killed and 13 others injured after the security forces aircrafts targeted the insurgents' hideouts in Achin district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, spokesman for provincial government Attaullah Khogiani said.

"The security forces aircrafts conducted two sorties in Mohmandara and Kandarpisha areas of Achin district at 11:00 a.m. local time today killing 27 IS rebels on the spot and injuring 13 others," Khogiani told reporters.

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