Local officials in Nangarhar have claimed that during the operation more than 50 Daesh militants which included Pakistani Nationals were killed in Kot-Haskamina districts of Nangarhar in the past seven days. Governor of Nangarhar province Mohammad GulabMangal said, “ Daesh militants are not only coming from Pakistan, but they are being supported logistically and Financially by the Pakistan Government and receive military equipment”.
Nangarhar province presence of recent air-raids on ISIS fighters’ stances. The raids were led during the past 24 hours in some parts of the province in which 19 ISIS fighters were killed. Attahullah Khoghyani Nagarhar governor spokesman, confirming the incident said BNA that the ISIS fighters were busy in organizing a series of terrorist attacks in their hideouts targeted and killed in Rodat and Kot districts of Nangarhar province. According to another report, Afghan security forces prevented a series of explosions in Nangarhar province with cooperation of local residents. According to the report, the mines were planted by Taliban and ISIS fighters in 6 highways of eastern province discovered and defused by Afghan security forces.