Afghanistan

71 Fighters, Including Islamic State Members, Killed in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — 71 Taliban and ISIS fighters have been killed across Afghanistan, according to a statement released by the country’s Ministry of Defense. “57 terrorists including 36 Daesh [IS] fighters and a Taliban commander killed” as a result of operations in the “Nangarhar, Parwan, Laghman, Paktika, Paktia, Ghazni, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Farah, Jauzjan, Kunduz, …

Afghanistan

12 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghanistan

QUETTA,  Pakistan — The office of the Nangarhar governor confirmed the death of 12 Islamic State fighters killed by US drone strikes in the Kot district of the province.

TOLONews, an Afghan private news organization, quoted Attaullah Khugyani, the official spokesperson of the Nangarhar governors office.

Afghanistan

Air strikes and operations on IS and Taliban kill 18 and wounded 22 others

QUETTA, Pakistan — An Afghan National Security Forces joint operation killed at least 18 and wounded 22 others in the Nangarhar province, located in eastern Afghanistan.

“…18 terrorist Daesh militants were killed, and 22 other terrorist Daesh militants were wounded in a recent airstrike in the Kot District of the eastern Nangarhar province”, cites the statement …