27 July 2017

News Story: 8 IS militants killed in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, July 26 (Xinhua) -- At least eight insurgents loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group have been confirmed dead after security forces from the ground and air pounded the hardliner outfit positions in Achin district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, spokesman for provincial police, Hazrat Hussain Mashirqwal, said Wednesday.

"A total of eight IS rebels were killed after the government forces from the ground and air targeted their hideouts in Achid district on Tuesday," Mashriqwal told reporters here.

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