Afghanistan: At least 22 insurgents affiliated with Taliban and ISIS killed in Nangarhar military operation
At least 22 insurgents affiliated with the Taliban and Islamic State (IS) groups have been killed and 21 others injured in the ongoing military operation in eastern Nangarhar province.
The operation named ‘Shaheen 09’ was launched in Laghurjo and Sayed Ahmad Khel areas of Kot district last week to flush out militants hiding in the area.
Hazrat Omar Mashriqiwal, a spokesman for the provincial police, confirmed that the military operation is currently underway and insurgents have suffered heavy casualties.
A large assortment of arms and ammunition has also been seized during the operation, he said.