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Uzbek nationals among 14 ISIS militants killed in Jawzjan airstrikes

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 08 Feb 2018

Uzbek nationals among 14 ISIS militants killed in Jawzjan airstrikes

Kabul: At least 14 militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

Local Khaama Press quoted the  Afghan Military as saying that  at least two foreign nationals hailing from Uzbekistan were also among those killed.

The Shaheen Corps further added that a series of airstrikes were carried out on ISIS hideouts in Sardara, Maktab Imam Bukhtari, Bibi Maryam, Aqsai, and Maimana Qeshlaq areas of Darzab on Wednesday.

In the meantime, the Shaheen Corps said another ISIS militant identified as Ghulam Rasool surrendered to the security forces and handed over a PKM machine gun, two communication devices, a motorcycle, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

The anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups including the ISIS terrorists have not commented regarding the report so far.

This comes as the 209th Shaheen Corps said Wednesday that the US Air Force has carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS hideouts using the B-52 bombers in the vicinity of Darzab district home to several ISIS fighters.

The Shaheen Corps said more than ten militants including foreigners were killed in the airstrike carried out in Sar Dara area.

 

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