Air Strike Kills Three ISIS Militants in Afghanistan
Kabul - Arab Today
Three militants belonging to the outlawed armed group of (ISIS) have been killed in an air strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, spokesperson for Nangarhar Police Headquarters said on Monday. According to Colonel Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, the air strike was carried out in Mamond area of Achin district late on Sunday. With its epicenter being Achin district, Nangarhar is the stronghold of ISIS group in the eastern part of the country, where the group is trying to establish a base of operations in its rugged mountains. Coalition officials estimate between 1,000 to 3,000 ISIS fighters are stationed in eastern Afghanistan.