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5 Daesh members killed in Herat operation

5 Daesh members killed in Herat operation

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16 Nov 2022 - 17:47
5 Daesh members killed in Herat operation
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16 Nov 2022 - 17:47

HERAT (Pajhwok): Five Daesh or Islamic State militants have been killed in a targeted operation in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday.

Hamidullah Mutawakil, the spokesperson of the provincial governor, confirmed that security forces of the General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI) dismantled a hideout of Daesh during a targeted raid last night.

Mutawakil said the operation was conducted in the limits of 12th district in Baba Jee area.

Security forces also seized some weapons and ammunition during the operation, he added.

The police headquarters also confirmed the operation and said the security forces remained unharmed.

Mohammad Wali, a local resident, told Pajhwok Afghan News, that he heard firing in the morning and later came to know it was an operation against Daesh militants.

It was the second hideout of Daesh militants to be destroyed in Herat.

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