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Officials: US Strikes Kill 35 IS Militants in Afghanistan

American counterterrorism airstrikes in northern Afghanistan are reported to have killed up to 35 Islamic State militants and wounded a dozen more. A regional Afghan military statement said Saturday the pre-dawn strikes took place in the Darzab and Qishtepa districts of Jowzjan province, where IS maintains bases. The statement noted that seven nationals of the neighboring Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan also were among the dead. The army said, using the Arabic acronym for IS,...

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