Thirteen Indians among terrorists killed in MOAB bombing

20 April, 2017, 08:50 | Author: Douglas Reid
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Out of 13 Daesh terrorists from India, five came from the southern state of Kerala, a report by Afghan news agency Pajhowk Afghan News said.

A government official on Wednesday said there was no information about death of any Indian in the April 13 bombing by the USA on an ISIS tunnel complex in Afghanistan.

Intelligence services in Tajikistan and India have confirmed the death of their citizens in the raid.

The recent action by the Trump administration to kill affiliates of Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL, in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan shows that the newly formed US government really cares about the safety of the people who live in the region. Reportedly, these people left for Afghanistan a year ago.

The National Investigation Agency said it was not sure of the claims and was still verifying it.

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"Daesh has one of the largest training camps in Nangarhar province in Afghanistan".

Security forces were still blocking access Wednesday to the site in eastern Afghanistan where the USA dropped a massive bomb on an ISIS stronghold six days ago.

The US military last week dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb ever deployed in combat on an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan, close to the Pakistani border.

Following the MOAB raid in Achin, the commander of NATO's Resolute Support Mission (RS) in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, said that the raid killed dozens of TTP and Uzbek militants who recently joined Daesh.

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