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Three militants killed in Afghanistan

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ANI Kabul [Afghanistan]
At least three militants belonging to the terror outfits Islamic State (IS) and the Taliban were killed in separate operations in the East of Afghanistan.
At least two IS insurgents were killed in a drone strike of the US forces in Achin district, reported Khaama Press, citing the Afghan Military, as saying.
In the meantime, the officials added that one Taliban insurgent was killed during the clashes which broke out between the insurgents and the Afghan forces during an operation in Laghman province.
No comments have been received from either the IS or the Taliban by far.
This comes as counter-terrorism operations, including airstrikes, are underway in some restive districts of Nangarhar province.
Laghman, however, has been among the relatively calm provinces in the East, the report said.

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 3:15 PM IST

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