Kabul, – At least 57 militants affiliated with the ISIS group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial police commandment in a statement said the militants were killed in the restive Achin and Haska Mina districts.

The statement carried by KHAAMA PRESS further added at least nine of the militants were killed during an operation conducted by the Special Forces in the vicinity of Mazdaki area of Achin.

At least eight others were killed after they were targeted in an airstrikes in Batan and Shadal areas of Achin.

The police commandment also added that an airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Gorgori area of Haska Mina district which left at least seven militants dead.

Some weapons, ammunition, and explosives belonging to the terror group were also destroyed, the statement said, adding that the security forces and the local residents did not suffer any casualties during the ground attacks and airstrikes. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency