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More than 50 Taliban and ISIS terrorists killed in Afghanistan operations

More than 50 Taliban and ISIS terrorists killed in Afghanistan operations

India BloomsNews Service | 24 Jun 2017, 08:27 pm
Kabul, June 24 (IBNS) : Over 50 insurgents belonging to the Taliban group and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan were killed during operations in northern Jawzjan province, state-run Khaama Press quoting the Ministry of Defense (MoD).

MoD deputy spokesman Gen. Mohammad Radmanish said on Friday  that the operations were conducted in the vicinity of Darzab district during the past several days.

He said at least 40 militants affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group were killed and around ten others were wounded.

Gen. Radmanish further added that several commanders of the terror group were also wounded during the operations.

According to Gen. Radmanish, at least eleven Taliban insurgents including their main commander for Jawzjan were also killed during the operations.

He said the Taliban commander killed during the operation has been identified as Shamsullah.

The Taliban insurgents and ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the report so far.

More than 50 Taliban and ISIS terrorists killed in Afghanistan operations

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