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5 Daesh rebels eliminated in Nangarhar offensive

5 Daesh rebels eliminated in Nangarhar offensive

Nov 26, 2016 - 11:15

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five Daesh rebels, including two Pakistanis, have been killed during clearing operation in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces conducted clearing operation in the Pas Pachir locality of the district against rebels.

He said two Pakistanis were among the dead Daesh rebels whose bodies remained at the site of clash. Some documented that proved their Pakistani identity, a rocket launcher, one Kalashnikov and some explosives were recovered from the dead insurgents.

He said during the offensive areas of Mughalkhel, Ghondikhel and Tangikhel were cleared of the insurgents.

Two people, people including a woman, were set free from rebels’ captivity during the offensive. The civilians were kept hostages almost a month earlier, he added.