Raids in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar kill 12 Taliban, Daesh militants

Afghan army soldiers are seen during an operation in Afghanistan. (AFP/File)

Afghan army soldiers are seen during an operation in Afghanistan

Twelve Taliban and Daesh militants have been killed during separate military operations in parts of eastern Nangarhar province, a statement from 201st Selab Military Corp said on Saturday.

Security forces conducted airstrikes on the militants’ positions in Achin and Kot districts late on Friday leaving seven Daesh fighters dead, the statement said.

Separately, five Taliban were killed during security forces operation in Chaparhar district, Niamatullah Noorzai, the town’s administrative chief said.

He said civilians and security forces suffered no causalities during the operations. The militant groups did not comment about the incident.

(Source / 25.09.2016)

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