Afghanistan: Nangarhar governor’s spokesperson says 68 ISIS extremist militants killed in fresh air strikes
68 militants belonging to the militant group of Islamic State (IS) or Daesh have been killed in fresh air strikes in eastern Nangarhar province, the governor’s spokesperson reported on Monday.
In an online statement, Ataullah Khogyani says the air strikes were carried out by Afghan Air Force in Abdulkhil, Bandar, Janjal Shaga, Mazdaki Darah and Kandar areas of Achin District.
He said some areas of Chaparhar District were also pounded.
According to the statement, several different types of weapons and a vehicle belonging to the group was also destroyed in the air strikes.
The statement does not specify when the air strikes were carried out but governor of Achin District said in the morning that the attacks in his districts took place last night.
Achin District is stronghold of the fanatics of ISIS in eastern part of the country.