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Nangarhar airstrike kills 16 Daesh rebels

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Nov 25, 2017 - 21:37
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two commanders were among 16 Daesh or Islamic State militants killed in an airstrike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. The airstrike was carried out last night in Momand Dara’s...
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Achin homes still in rubble, say residents

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Sep 08, 2017 - 14:33
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The residents of Achin district in eastern Nangarhar province say the government is yet to deliver on its promise of reconstructing their houses damaged in clashes between security forces and Daesh gunmen. After protracted...
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20 Daesh militants killed in Achin airstrikes

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Jun 30, 2017 - 16:16
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Airstrikes by Afghan forces killed 20 Daesh or Islamic State militants in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, a military official said on Friday. Maj. Sherin Aqa Faqiri, 201 Selab Military Corps spokesman, told...
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Karzai denounces Achin bombing as a brutal act

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Apr 17, 2017 - 16:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai, excoriating the dropping of the mother of all bombs in eastern Nangarhar province, has asked the Trump administration to be sincere toward the Afghans. In an interview aired on Monday, he denounced the...
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14 Daesh, Taliban militants dead in Achin drone strikes

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Nov 10, 2016 - 14:10
JALALABD (Pajhwok): At least 11 Islamic State (Daesh) rebels and three Taliban have been killed in US drone strikes in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday.
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Anti-Daesh Qahar Selab Operation deemed a failure

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Sep 26, 2016 - 21:16
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Operation Qahar Selab was a failure because Daesh militants reoccupied areas from security forces in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, said officials of the troubled town. While residents say Daesh or the so-...
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Achin elders impose fine on Daesh sympathizers

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Aug 24, 2016 - 17:30
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Tribal elders in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province have imposed a five million afghanis fine on individuals sympathetic to the Islamic State (IS), an official said on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s...
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Nearly a dozen Daesh fighters eliminated in Achin airstrike

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Mar 27, 2016 - 13:09
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen Daesh, or Islamic State, fighters have been killed in a drone airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province, official said on Sunday. Lt. Col Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, the provincial police spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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10 Daesh rebels perish, 5 wounded in Achin operation

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Mar 10, 2016 - 16:57
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 10 Daesh, or so called Islamic State (IS), fighters have been killed during an operation in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, the army said on Thursday. A statement from the 201st Selab Military Corps of...
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15 Daesh insurgents killed in Achin drone strike

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Mar 07, 2016 - 10:40
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 15 Islamic State (IS), or Daesh, fighters have been killed in a fresh drone strike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. District police chief, Haji Ghalib Mujahid, told...
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Dozens of Daesh militants dead in airstrikes, ground offensive

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Feb 23, 2016 - 15:43
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 43 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed during separate operationsby Afghan and foreign forces in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’...
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13 insurgents dead, 8 wounded in Daesh-Taliban clash

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Feb 16, 2016 - 14:50
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 13 insurgents have been killed and eight others wounded during a clash between Taliban and Daesh fighters in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.
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Radio Caliphate taken off the air, 29 IS fighters killed

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Feb 02, 2016 - 09:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Radio Caliphate, a mouthpiece of the Islamic State (Daesh), has been destroyed and 29 fighters were killed in four airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province, officials claimed on Tuesday. In addition to the death of 29 Daesh fighters...
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18 Daesh fighters killed in fresh AAF raids in Nangarhar

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Jan 12, 2016 - 11:59
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Eighteen Islamic State (IS) insurgents have been killed in fresh air raids by the Afghan Air forces (AAF) in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s...
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10 Daesh fighters dead in airstrike, clash with Taliban

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Dec 28, 2015 - 14:34
JALALABAD/MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Local officials on Monday said 10 Daesh -- Islamic State (IS) -- fighters had been killed during an airstrike and an armed clash in eastern Nangarhar province. On the other hand, a Daesh flag installed on a jerry...
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Daesh, Qadir loyalists behead each other’s fighters

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Dec 27, 2015 - 16:17
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Islamic State or Daesh fighters and a militia controlled by a powerful lawmaker have beheaded four men from each side after being captured during clashes in tit-for-tat revenge killings in eastern Nangarhar province, an official...
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33 Daesh fighters killed, 4 wounded in Achin airstrikes

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Dec 05, 2015 - 12:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thirty-three fighters of the Islamic State (Daesh) group have been killed in eastern Nangarhar province, an official claimed on Saturday. The insurgents were killed in airstrikes over the past 24 hours in Achin district, a Daesh...
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15 Daesh fighters killed in Nangarhar offensive

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Nov 12, 2015 - 18:35
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 15 Daesh or Islamic State fighters have been killed during ongoing security operations in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Thursday. Another eight Daesh gunmen were killed during the clearing...
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9 Daesh rebels eliminated in Achin, 7 in Haska Mena

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Nov 07, 2015 - 14:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least nine Islamic State (IS) fighters have been killed and 30 others wounded during an ongoing operation in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official claimed on Saturday.
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28 Daesh fighters killed in ongoing Achin offensive

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Nov 05, 2015 - 13:01
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 26 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) group -- also known by its Arabic acronym Daesh -- have been killed and their communications disrupted during an operation in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province,...
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