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21 Daesh Affiliates Killed In Nangarhar

Monday, August 08, 2016
Jalalabad (BNA) As many as 21 Daesh militants were killed in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province over the past 24 hours, Interior Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
According to the statement, 13 more Daesh loyalists were wounded and several hideouts of the armed outfit destroyed during the operations. Daesh outfit has yet to make comments on the report. Achin and the neighboring Kot districts have been regarded as the hotbed of Daesh militants in the eastern part of the country.
Operations of the Afghan security forces against Daesh have been continuing over the past several months in the mountainous districts along the border with Pakistan’s tribal areas but the ultra-extremist militant group is still active in the area.

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