12 terrorists affiliated with the terror group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria also known as Daesh, were killed and four others wounded as the result of airstrikes and internal conflict between the militants.
The militants of Islamic State were killed and wounded yesterday, March 16, in Haskamina and Naziyan districts of the eastern Nangarhar pr0vince, the statement issued by the provincial media office stated.
According to the statement, six militants of the terror group were killed and two others wounded when their hideouts were struck by airstrikes in Gorgori area of Haskamina district.
Six Daesh militants were also killed and two others wounded as the result of internal clashes triggered between the militants in Naziyan district, it further noted.
While there have been many reports of clashes between IS and Taliban from across the country including Nangarhar but this is the first report of an internal clash between IS terrorists in the province.