U.S. airstrike destroys ISIS training camp in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Oct 22, 2017 17:04 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 22 (ANI): At least 40 people including two trainers of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) terror group and several suicide bombers were killed in the airstrike conducted by the United States in the Achin district of Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan on Saturday.

According to the Tolo News, the airstrike targetted an ISIS camp in the province used to train suicide bombers.

The provincial police, confirming the death of two trainers and several suicide bombers, said that several weapons, ammunition, and explosives belonging to the terror group were also destroyed in the airstrike.

The two ISIS trainers killed have been identified as Qari Quran and Qari Fida, the police commandment said.

No group has commented on the incident so far.

Earlier, the group had claimed the responsibility behind the mosque bombing in Kabul that left more than 50 dead and several injured. (ANI)