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Six IS militants killed in Afghanistan US drone attack

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Kabul: At least six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in the US drone strikes in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, the defence ministry said on Tuesday.

The coalition force aircraft carried out airstrikes against IS militants' hideouts in Baandar and Baro Kali villages of Achin district, Xinhua cited the ministry statement as saying.

The mountainous Achin district bordering Pakistan has been the scene of heavy clashes between IS militants and Afghan security forces backed by the pro-government militias over the past couple of months.

The IS group has yet to make comments. (IANS)

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