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22 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar drone strike

22 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar drone strike

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Mar 25, 2017 - 18:35

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 22 Daesh militants, including two commanders, have been killed in a drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

The Nangarhar governor’s spokesperson, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the unmanned NATO drone hit a Daesh hideout in Mailo locality of Nazyan district late on Friday.

Two commanders, Zabihullah aka Shino and Zargul, were among at least 22 Daesh affiliates killed in the strike.

A majority of the slain fighters were foreigners, Khogyani said, adding civilians stayed unharmed in the strike.

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