Three IS militants killed in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Feb 25, 2018 09:49 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb 25 (ANI): At least three militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have been killed in the US drone strikes in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province.

"The latest drone strikes were carried out in the vicinity of Manogi district," reported Afghan's Khaama Press, citing the Afghan military, as saying.

"The hideouts of the terror group were targeted in the air raids and as a result, three militants were killed," it added.

A local leader of the group who has been identified as Mohib was also among those killed.

No comments have been received from the anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups including the IS in connection with the report, by far.

Kunar is among the relatively volatile provinces in East of Afghanistan which borders the tribal regions of Pakistan and is home to Taliban, ISIS, and other terrorist groups, the report said. (ANI)