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27 Daesh militants killed in Nangahar drone strikes

(Last Updated On: June 19, 2016 11:56 am)

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27 Daesh militants were killed in foreign forces drone strikes in Achin district in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

Ataullah Khogyani, provincial governor spokesman said that the attacks took place during the last night in Mamand, Giro and Abdulakhil areas of Achin.

A number of light and heavy guns belong to Daesh militants were also destroyed in the attacks, Khogyani added.

No civilian casualties were reported.

Achin is among the volatile districts in eastern Afghanistan where Daesh militants are actively operating in a number of its areas and usually carry out attacks against the Afghan security forces.

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