TEHRAN (defapress)- The Afghan Air Force continued to pound the ISIL targets in Eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan in response to a large-scale attack which was repulsed earlier this week.
News ID: 68052
Publish Date: 12January 2018 - 17:05
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan army said the latest airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Suki district, Khaama press reported.
A statement by the Silab Corps said at least three ISIL terrorists were killed and a 82mm rocket launcher, 2 Ak-47s rifles were destroyed in the airstrikes.
The anti-government militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.
Kunar is among the relatively volatile provinces in East of Afghanistan where the anti-government militants including the Taliban and ISIL insurgents are actively operating in some of its and often carry out insurgency activities.
This comes as the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan army in the East said Monday that the ISIL militants launched a coordinated attack on public uprising and Afghan local Police forces in Suki district.
A statement by the Silab Corps said the Afghan armed forces launched artillery and airstrikes in response to the ISIL attacks in Deriwa Gul valley.
The statement further added that twelve ISIL militants were killed and around thirty others were wounded during the operations.