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Eight ISIS loyalists killed in US drone strikes in Afghanistan

Updated: Oct 10, 2016 12:44 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct. 10 (ANI): At least 20 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been killed in the United States-led drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The local security officials claim that the airstrike was carried out in Nazian and Achin districts of Nangarhar, reports the Khaama Press.

The officials said that at least eight people were killed in the first airstrike targeting the loyalists of the terror group in the Nazian district.

In the second airstrike, at least 12 loyalists of the terror group were killed in Achin district, the officials added.

No casualties of the local residents have been reported in the airstrikes.

So far, there has been no comment by the loyalists of the terror group regarding the above mentioned airstrikes. (ANI)