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Afghan air strikes kill 3 ISIS members in Kunar

Salaam Times

KUNAR -- Afghan air strikes have killed at least three members of the "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" (ISIS) in Kunar Province, Khaama Press reported Tuesday (January 9).

The air strikes occurred Monday (January 8) in Sawkai District, said officials from the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army.

The strikes also destroyed machine guns and a rocket launcher, the officials said.

This latest incident comes as Afghan forces killed at least 12 ISIS fighters Sunday (January 7) after the terrorists attacked members of an anti-ISIS popular uprising and of the Afghan Local Police in the same district.

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