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14 Taliban, ISIS-K men killed in operations

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: At least 14 Taliban and ISIS Khurasan (ISIS-K) militants were killed during separate operations and airstrikes conducted by the Afghan and coalition forces based in Afghanistan.

According to the informed military sources, the Afghan Special Operations Forces conducted a raid in Sarobi district of Paktika province, killing 1 ISIS-K fighter and seizing weapons and ammunition.

The sources further added that a coalition air strike killed 10 ISIS-K fighters in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

A coalition air strike killed 3 Taliban fighters in Tarin Kot district, the sources added.

The anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups including ISIS-K sympathizers have not commented regarding the killing of the group’s militants so far.

Both the Afghan and coalition forces have stepped up ground operations and airstrikes against the anti-government armed militants in the restive provinces of Afghanistan to suppress the militants who are continuously attempting to expand foothold in the country. (Khaama Press)