Kabul, Apr 4 : At least 13 ISIS Khurasan militants were killed and 55 Taliban fighters surrendered during the ongoing operations in eastern Kunar province, the Afghan military said.
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said counter-terrorism operations are underway in eastern Kunar province to suppress the enemies.
According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps, the operations were launched three days ago and at least 13 ISIS Khurasan militants were killed and 55 Taliban renounced and joined peace process after surrendering to armed forces, Khaama Press reported.
The statement further added that the ground forces are also being supported by the air forces and artillery units of the military. The anti-government armed militants including Taliban and ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the operations so far.
Kunar is among the relatively volatile provinces in East of Afghanistan. Both Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants are active in some of the districts of Kunar and often attempt to carry out attacks against the government and security institutions.