USA troops are still fighting Islamic State near site of bomb strike

"We are ascertaining facts but so far, we don't have any credible information about the death of 13 Indian Daesh terrorists in the United States bomb strike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province", a senior Home Ministry official, who wished to remain anonymous, told Sputnik.

The source said that at least 13 Daesh commanders were among the 96 killed in the "Mother of All Bombs".

The Indian Home Ministry, however, couldn't confirm the death of Indian nationals in the strike.

A security officer was quoted saying "13 Indian Daesh militants were also among those killed".

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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However, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has not confirmed the report and said it is verifying the claim.

Last week, on Thursday, the US military dropped a GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb is one of the largest weapons used for fighting counter to ISIS militants in Afghanistan.

According to Reuters, after arriving at the site the day after the strike, USA troops, who are fighting alongside Afghan forces, have since left but continue to conduct operations in the area, said U.S military spokesman Captain William Salvin.

It is being reported that the MOAB bomb blast actually killed just under 100 ISIS fighters and destroyed many tunnels they were using.

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