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45 including 19 ISIS loyalists, 1 Arab militant killed in East of Afghanistan

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Baku, October 26, AZERTAC

According to Khaama, at least 45 militants including 19 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group and an Arab militant were killed in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the militants were killed during the counter-terrorism operations conducted in Pachera Agam and Achin districts.

MoD further added that the operations were conducted with the support of close-air support and artillery units in the past 24 hours.

According to MoD, at least 11 militants of the Taliban group were killed in a separate operation conducted in Sarobi district of Kabul province and 22 others were wounded.

At least 3 militants were killed and 1 militant was injured and a motorcycle packed with explosives was destroyed during separate operations in Logar and Farah provinces.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.

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