At Least 45 ISIS Elements Killed in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar

Kabul- At least forty five militants of the ISIS group were killed during the clearance operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, KHAAMA Press Agency reported on Friday.

The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the group’s leader in charge of communications and relations Qari Nafiz was among 36 killed during the airstrikes and ground clearance operations in Achin district.

Several hideouts and a tunnel used by ISIS militants were also destroyed during the operations.

MoD further added that 9 ISIS militants were killed and two others were wounded during a separate operation conducted in Haska Mina district.

According to MoD, the operation in Haska Mina involved airstrikes but no further details were given if the airstrike was carried out by the US forces or the Afghan Air Force.

Source: Qatar News Agency