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5 foreign fighters with Daesh killed in Nangarhar drone strike

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5 foreign fighters with Daesh killed in Nangarhar drone strike

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Apr 20, 2017 - 08:54

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least five Daesh (Islamic State) rebels were killed in a US drone strike in the Nazyan district of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, an official said.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News American forces carried out the airstrike in the Taktakani area of Nazyan this morning.

He added five Daesh rebels -- loyal to the Maulviinfo-icon Yahya group based in Pakistaninfo-icon’s Orakzai Agency -- perished in the raid.

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