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Pakistani IS fighters killed in Afghan airstrike

Pakistani IS fighters killed in Afghan airstrike

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 26 Mar 2018, 11:20 am

Kabul, Mar 26 (IBNS): At least 14 Islamic State militants, including three Pakistani insurgents, have been killed in airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force on Sunday, local Tolo News reported.

According to the Afghan Defence Ministry, the Pakistani insurgents were killed in Deh Bala district in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.

Another statement from the ministry confirmed that 11 other militants were gunned down during raids in Imam Sahib, Khan Abad and Aqtash districts of northern Kunduz province.

Additionally it said that two IS hideouts and weapons were destroyed. At least seven militants were wounded in the airstrike.

Meanwhile, the Islamic State, locally known as Daesh, claimed the suicide attack inside the Nabi Akram Mosque in western Herat province on Sunday.

The blast which occurred at around 1 pm, killed at least three people and left another nine wounded.