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45 Daesh insurgents killed in Nangarhar Operation in Afghanistan

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Kabul: At least 25 Daesh insurgents have reportedly been killed in a military operation in eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.

The operation was launched in Achin district of the province and a number of villages to clear all insurgents, reports TOLO News.

However, further details about the operation was not provided.

Daesh is active in five districts of the province, mostly in Achin.

Recently, General John Campbell, the outgoing commander of Resolute Support Mission and U.S forces in Afghanistan warned of the growing threat by Daesh.

At a meeting in Kabul, he said that the Taliban was more dangerous than Daesh, but said that attacks against Daesh have increased as the group poses direct threats against the U.S and the West.

Recently, General John Campbell, the outgoing commander of Resolute Support Mission and U.S forces in Afghanistan warned of the growing threat by Daesh.

At a meeting in Kabul, he said that the Taliban was more dangerous than Daesh, but said that attacks against Daesh have increased as the group poses direct threats against the U.S and the West.

Campbell added that the intention of Daesh is to takeover Jalalabad and move on Kunar.(ANI)

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