13 IS terrorists killed in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Mar 04, 2018 13:54 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar 4 (ANI): At least 13 militants belonging to the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have been killed in the airstrikes carried out in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

Khaama Press quoted the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North as saying that at least two foreign insurgents hailing from Tajikistan were also among those killed.

The airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force targetted IS hideouts in Darzbab district.

IS has not commented on the airstrikes, so far.

Earlier this week, at least seven militants, including the ones affiliated with the IS, were killed in drone strikes in Nangarhar and Kapisa provinces. (ANI)