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    At Least 17 Daesh Loyalists Killed in Drone Strikes in Afghanistan

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    At least 17 loyalists of the Daesh, also known as ISIL/The Islamic State militant group, were killed by drones of the Afghan Air Forces in cooperation with US-led NATO coalition forces, local media reported on Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The airstrikes were conducted by the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)  in the district of Deh Bala of country's eastern province of Nangarhar, the Khaama Press agency reported, citing a military source.

    On Friday, 12 Daesh jihadists, including one leader of the terrorist group, were killed by airstrikes from the UAVs in the same province.

    Afghanistan is experiencing political, social and security instability, as the Taliban Islamic movement and other radical extremist organizations such as Daesh, prohibited in many countries, including the United States and Russia, continue staging attacks against civilian and state targets, seeking to establish the rule of Sharia law in the country.


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