At least 5 IS militants killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 14, 2018, 10:41 AM IST
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At least five IS terrorists have been killed in airstrikes carried out by the US forces Nahangar province in Afghanistan on Sunday. 

The latest airstrike was carried out using unmanned aerial vehicles, in the vicinity of Haska Mina district. 

As per reports, a commander of the terror is also among those killed in the airstrike. Further, a similar airstrike in Ali Khel area of Pacher Agam also left an ISIS militant dead. 

This comes in tandem with various ongoing counter-terrorism operations in certain restive parts of Nangarhar province as the militant and terrorist groups are attempting to expand their insurgency activities.

The US military based in Afghanistan also conduct regular airstrikes against the IS, Taliban, and other militant and terrorist groups.