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Airstrikes kill 17 IS militants in eastern Afghanistan

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- A total of 17 militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group were killed as the security forces aircrafts targeted the radical outfit's positions in Haska Mina and Achin districts of the eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, an official said Sunday.
The security forces, according to the spokesman for provincial administration Attaullah Khogiani, acting upon intelligence report, conducted sorties in parts of Haska Mina and Achin districts late Saturday nig ...