Kabul [Afghanistan”>Afghanistan]: At least eight terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group’s offshoot, ISIS Khorsan have been killed in an airstrike by the United States forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan”>Afghanistan.
The provincial police commandment in a statement said the airstrike was carried out in Nazian district of Nangarhar, the Khaama Press reported.
The air strikes were carried out by the US forces on Monday night in which several weapons, ammunition, and explosives belonging to the terror group were also destroyed, the statement further said.
ISIS-K has not commented on the incident so far.
Earlier this month, at least eleven ISIS-K insurgents were killed in a similar airstrike in the province.
An anti-ISIS as well as anti-Taliban operations are underway to eliminate the presence of ISIS affiliates in Nangarhar province and the U.S. forces are providing airstrikes support to the Afghan forces during the operations. (ANI)