In the East Afghanistan four people were killed after attacks by militants

MOSCOW, 22 Oct — RIA Novosti. Several dozen militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) attacked a town in Eastern Afghanistan in an attack killed four civilians, 27 people were injured.

The attack happened Saturday morning in the County Pacer AV Agam Nangarhar province, the TV channel Tolo. The representative of the local administration Attaullah, Khogiani also reported that the militants torched several houses. According to him, the Afghan military with air support eliminated at least 54 militants who carried out the attack.

Last week it was reported that foreign drones were destroyed in Nangarhar province in the East, 18 militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). Among them was one of the commanders of the group.

The situation in Afghanistan in recent months, has deteriorated markedly. Radical movement “Taliban”, formerly possessed a large territory in rural areas of the country, launched a major offensive against the city. Also on the territory of the country increased the influence of radical group “Islamic state”.