Selab Corps in Nangarhar said two key members of Daesh are among those killed in the government forces' military operation in the province.
12 Daesh Fighters Killed In Nangarhar Operation
At least 12 Daesh militants were killed in a military operation carried out by army soldiers in Chaparhar district in eastern Nangarhar province in the past 24 hours, the Afghan National Army’s 201 Selab Corps said in a statement on Friday.
Lieutenant Colonel Sherin Aqa Faqiri, spokesman of the Corps, said two key members of the group are among those killed in the operation.
Meanwhile, he said a suicide bomber of Daesh was killed by security forces in Nangarhar before reaching his target.
No details were given on whether there were any casualties among civilians or security forces.