Eight militants have been killed in newest clashes of militants loyal to the terrorist group of Daesh and Taliban in Afghan's eastern Nangarhar province.
Colonel Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, spokesperson for the police headquarters of Nangarhar, said the clashes erupted in Chahar Darwazi and Chaghar areas of Haska Mina District on Thursday, Khaama Press reported.
According to Col. Mashriqiwal, six fighters of Daesh and two others from Taliban side were killed in these clashes. Two Taliban also sustained injuries in the gun battles.
This comes as 10 fighters of Daesh were killed in two drone strikes in Achin District yesterday afternoon.
The Unarmed Aerial Vehicle (UAV) targeted two vehicles in which the terrorists were traveling.
Four militants were killed after a ‘Saracha’ vehicle came under attack and six others in a ‘Corolla’ vehicle.
Different types of weapons and the two vehicles were also destroyed in the airstrikes.