The News Scroll 02 October 2019  Last Updated at 2:30 pm | Source: IANS

5 Islamic State militants killed in Afghanistan

5 Islamic State militants killed in Afghanistan
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5 Islamic State militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 2 (IANS) At least five Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in a NATO-led coalition drone strikes in Afghanistan''s Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.

"The coalition pilotless planes fired missiles on two militants'' compounds in Wazir Tangai locality of Khogyani district on Tuesday, killing five IS militants," Xinhua reported citing a statement by the Nangarhar provincial government.

Some weapons and ammunition belonging to the militants were also destroyed, according to the statement.

The IS militant group has not made a comment on the report yet.

--IANS

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