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Aug 07, 2017
Daesh prisons chief among 3 killed in airstrike

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Aug 06, 2017 - 20:05

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three Daesh militants, including the group’s prisons in-charge, have been killed in an airstrike by foreign forces in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Sunday.

Kunar police chief, Maj. Gen. Jumma Gul Himmat, told Pajhwok Afghan News a drone targeted a Daesh hideout in Aigal area of Chapa Dara district on Saturday night.

He said three Daesh militants were killed, including the group’s prisons in-charge in Kunar identified as Abdul Majeed. He said civilians suffered no casualties in the air strike.

There has been so far no word from insurgents in this regard.

Last month, Daesh group head for Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was also killed in an airstrike in Kunar.

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