Indian ISIS miltants reportedly killed in US' MOAB attack in Afghanistan

Quoting a credible source, the Afghanistan news agency said, "Thirteen Indian Daesh militants were also among those killed in the attack".

According to the Kabul based Pajhwok Afghan News agency, out of the 96 militants killed in the strike, 13 were Indians.

An NIA official said they were in touch with the families of the missing Indians and also sought the help of the Interpol.

The Indian Home Ministry, however, couldn't confirm the death of Indian nationals in the strike. Reportedly, these people left for Afghanistan previous year.

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But Daesh activities are not restricted to only the eastern province of Nangarhar.

The national security advisor of U.S President Donald Trump has met Afghan officials on Sunday in Kabul.

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.

On April 13, a 22,000-pound GBU-43, or MOAB bomb, which is the largest non-nuclear bomb in the USA military arsenal, was dropped from a C-130 military airlift aircraft, targeting an underground complex and tunnels in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province commonly believed to be used by Daesh.

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