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Pakistanis among five ISIS militants killed in Afghanistan

Pakistanis among five ISIS militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least five loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group, including two Pakistanis, were killed during the joint operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial police commandment said the operations were jointly conducted in Pacher Agam district, leaving at least five militants dead, including two Pakistani loyalists of ISIS terrorist group, reports the Khaama Press.

Local security officials said that Pakistani identity cards, several weapons, including rocket launchers and machine guns were recovered area.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) also confirmed that the operations were launched in Pacher Agam to clean the district from the militant presence.

“Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched a joint clearance operation in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province,” said a MoI statement.

The statement added, “As a result of this joint operation, five Daesh terrorists were killed and four other Daesh terrorists were wounded.” (ANI)