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Four IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Four IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least two militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS), have been killed and two others have been injured by own explosives in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province.

The incident took place in the vicinity of Chapa Dara district in Wach Nawa area when four IS militants were planting an improvised explosive device on a roadside, reported Khaama Press, citing, the Afghan Military, as saying.

According to the report, the anti-government armed militant groups often use explosives materials for the roadside and car bombings to target the government staff and security personnel.

However, in majority of these incidents, civilians are targeted, while in some cases the militants are killed or injured themselves by their own explosives.(ANI)