65 IS militants killed by Afghan forces

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 02, 2018, 02:15 PM(IST)

File photo of Afghan policemen. Photograph:( ANI )

Afghan forces killed at least 65 IS militants in eastern parts of the country.

The death toll has been claimed by Afghan officials on Tuesday.

Also read: Osama bin laden's grandson killed in air strike

Nangarhar governor's spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani said that the operations were conducted from the air and ground in Gorgore and Wangora areas of Haska Mena district.

Also read: 40 dead, 30 wounded in multiple blasts in Kabul

Khogyani also mentioned that during the operation one civilians got killed and 13 were injured.

There is no reaction has come from Islamic states so far.

Earlier this week, 11 IS militants were killed in the drone strikes conducted by the United States forces in eastern Nangarhar province.

(With inputs from News agency)

Read in App