15 ISIS insurgents killed in Afghan drone strike

, 1:00 PM IST

Kabul: At least 15 ISIS insurgents were killed in a foreign troops drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province last night.

The strike took place in Achin district of the province.

“The Daesh center has been destroyed in the drone strike. There are no civilian casualties in the attack,” TOLO News quoted Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for Provincial Governor, as saying.

Achin district has in recent times witnessed a marked increase in Daesh activity.

However, the Afghan security forces recently launched a military operation to clear the insurgents. (ANI)