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US airstrikes kill 5 IS terrorists in Afghanistan

ANI  |  Kabul [Afghanistan] 

At least five terrorists belonging to the Islamic State (IS) group have been killed in a series of airstrikes carried out in eastern and

quoted the 201st of the in the East as saying that the airstrikes were conducted on Saturday by the military using unmanned aerial vehicles.

Three terrorists were killed and one of them was injured in the drone strike in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar, while at least two terrorists were killed in a similar airstrike conducted in Chapa Dara district of

The terrorist group has not commented on the incident so far.

Meanwhile, (MoD) said that at least 63 militants including 14 belonging to the IS had been killed in operations by the Afghan security forces in the past 24 hours.

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First Published: Sun, March 25 2018. 15:50 IST