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Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90

AFP  |  Jalalabad 

The number of Islamic State fighters killed by a massive US bomb in eastern has nearly tripled to at least 90, officials said today.

"At least 92 Daesh (IS) fighters were killed in the bombing," Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari told AFP. Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani gave a toll of 90.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 11:13 IST