At least thirty-three militants affiliated with the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in a series of airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The provincial police commandment said a number of the foreign insurgents were also among those killed.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) earlier said the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Kot district which was one of the main strongholds of the terror group.
The statement further added that several weapons belonging to the terror group’s militants were also destroyed in the airstrikes.