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Taliban’s Red Unit militants clash with ISIS fighters in Nangarhar province

The Red Unit militants of the Taliban group clashed with ISIS fighters in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the local authorities said Sunday.
Taliban’s Red Unit militants clash with ISIS fighters in Nangarhar province

The Governor’s Office of Nangarhar said in a statement that the Taliban militants clashed with ISIS fighters in Zawi area of Khugyani district on Saturday night.
The statement further added the Taliban militants killed 9 fighters of ISIS Khurasan terrorist group during the 5-hour long clash.
Furthermore, the ISIS fighters killed 2 militants of the Red Unit of Taliban and wounded 2 others, the statement said.
The Taliban and ISIS groups have not commented regarding the latest infighting so far.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Sunday 22 September 2019 18:00
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