At least 18 loyalists of Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during latest air and ground attacks carried out by Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province.
The militants have been targeted and killed in various parts of Haska Mena, Khogyani, Acheen, Koot and Roudat districts of the province.
A commander of Sylab army corps in the east of the country told BNA reporter, 18 ISIS fighters were killed following the raids.
Several hideouts of the terrorist groups along with its military equipment have been destroyed during the attacks, the source added.
According to another report, Afghan security personnel by discovering and defusing five round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent series of blasts in crowded areas of Nangarhar province.
At the same time, three weapon storages belonging terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security personnel in Nangarhar province.
Some heavy and light weapons have been discovered from the storages.
The militants have used the storages in their terrorist and destructive activities, local officials said.
Source: Bakhtar News