A total of 30 insurgents have been killed in drone strike and military operation in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported on Sunday.
Colonel Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, spokesman for the police head quarters of Nangarhar said that the drone strike was carried out in Gorgori area of Haska Mina District leaving 10 militants killed, including four foreigners.
A statement issued by Colonel Mashriqiwal stated that during the military operation launched against militants in Shirzad, Hisarak and Khogyani districts have been successfully ongoing.
The statement added that during the same operation a clash erupted between security forces and Taliban leaving 15 insurgents killed and nine others wounded in the jurisdiction of Shirzad District yesterday.
The press release furthers stated that in the same day a special unit belonging to the Nangarhar airfield killed five militants in the jurisdiction of Ghanikhil District.
Located in the eastern part of the country, Nangarhar has been witnessing a sharp increase in insurgent activities.