JALALABAD, Apr. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – A total of nine militants loyal to the hardliner ISIL group were killed and two others arrested after clash erupted in Achin district of the eastern Nangarhar province, police spokesman in the province Hazrat Hussian Mashriqwal said Tuesday.
The clash, according to the official, erupted after units of police launched operations in parts of Achin district on Monday and the insurgents resisted
A weapon cache of militants has also been destroyed during the operations, Mashriqwal asserted.
ISIL militants, who are active in Achin, Batikot and Nazian districts in Nangarhar province with Jalalabad as its capital 120 km east of Kabul, are yet to make comment on the situation.
XINHUA/Press Shia Agency