Three militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least three militants, affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS), have been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.

The latest drone strike was carried out in the vicinity of Deh Bala district, reported Khaama Press, citing the Afghan military, as saying.

According to the report, at least one IS militant was also wounded in the airstrike that was carried out on its hideout in Langari area.

No comments have been received from the anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups including the IS on the report, by far.

Nangarhar is among the relatively calm provinces in the East but the terrorist and anti-government armed militant groups have started their operations in some of its remote districts during the recent years, the report said.