The airstrikes targeting three militant hideouts in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan have killed at least 14 Islamic State, also known as Da’ish, terrorists.
According to Afghan security officials, the air blitz targeted three militant hideouts in the eastern part of the country and killed 14 terrorists and injured many others on Sunday.
Earlier this month, Jamaatul Ahrar (JuA) chief Umar Khalid Khorasani was killed in a US drone strike in Paktia.
Similarly last week, two US unmanned aircraft strikes along the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan at least 26 people — including fighters linked to the outlawed Haqqani network which is allied to the Afghan Taliban.
On Saturday, nine policemen were killed and two others injured in separate attacks on police checkpoints in eastern Ghazni province.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks.