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Afghanistan: Five Pak militants killed in Nangarhar air strike

ANI  |  Kabul [Afghanistan] 

At least five Pakistani militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot, ISIS Khurasan, have been killed in an air strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

Khaama Press quoted the provincial media office as saying in a statement that the airstrike was carried out targeting the militants in the vicinity of Taktakani area of Nazian district.

According to the provincial government, the militants killed in today's airstrike are originally the residents of Orakzai agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in

Regular raids are being conducted by the and the US forces in against the insurgents and ISIS loyalist in the districts where they are conducting insurgency activities.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 17:38 IST