KABUL: At least 14 terrorists, affiliated with Daesh, have been killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan, Geo News reported Sunday.
The airstrikes were held in Khogyani area of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, according to Afghan security officials.
The officials confirmed that 14 terrorists were killed and many others injured in attacks on three main terrorists hideouts in the area.
On October 18, it was reported that Omar Khalid Khorasani, chief of banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), was killed in a drone attack in Afghanistan.
The strike was conducted close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Paktia on October 17. Khurasani, being critically injured in the attack, was moved to an undisclosed location.
At least 31 people were killed in three drone strikes near the Pak-Afghan border in Afghanistan on October 16 and October 17.
On October 11, as many as eight alleged Taliban militants were killed and more than 15 wounded in US drone strike carried out in Raghistan district of Afghanistan.
The Taliban confirmed that a drone strike had been carried out but claimed that they suffered no casualties.