The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East in a statement said Tuesday that the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Khogyani district.
The statement further added the militants belonged to the Taliban group and a number of weapons and munitions were also destroyed during the same airstrikes.
According to 201st Silab Corps, two PKM machine guns, two rocket launchers, five Ak-47s, and some munitions were among the weapons destroyed in the airstrikes.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the report so far.
Nangarhar is among the relatively calm provinces in East of Afghanistan but the anti-government armed militants including ISIS and Taliban militants are active in some of its districts and often attempt carry out terrorist related activities.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Wednesday 31 October 2018 11:00