23 ISIS-K and Taliban militants killed in Afghan and Coalition Forces operations

23 ISIS-K and Taliban militants killed in Afghan and Coalition Forces operations

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 30 Jan 2019, 09:09 am

Kabul, Jan 30 (IBNS) :At least 23 ISIS Khurasan (ISIS-K) and Taliban militants were killed during separate operations and airstrikes of the Afghan and Coalition Forces in the past 24 hours.

Khaama Press quoted military sources as saying that the Afghan Special Forces conducted a clearance operation in Sangin district of Helmand province killing 5 Taliban fighters and destroying 8 IEDs and 150 pounds of homemade explosives.

A coalition air strike also killed 2 Taliban fighters in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand while another coalition air strike killed 2 ISIS-K fighters in Khugyani district of Nangarhar, the sources added.

The Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Achin district of Nangarhar killing 8 ISIS-K fighters and destroying a weapons cache and a house-borne IED, the source said, adding that Afghan Special Forces also conducted a raid in Darah-ye Pech district of Kunar killing 2 ISIS-K fighters.

At last 4 Taliban militants were killed and a large munitions cache was destroyed during another operation of the Afghan Special Forces which was conducted in Khanabad district of Kunduz province, the sources said.

23 ISIS-K and Taliban militants killed in Afghan and Coalition Forces operations

India Blooms News Service
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