A group of 121 ISIS militants and their family members surrendered to the Afghan forces amid ongoing operations in eastern Nangarhar province.

According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense (MoD), 10 ISIS militants handed themselves over to the Afghan forces together with 111 family members of their comrades including 46 women and 65 children.

The statement further added that the ISIS militants surrendered in Achin district of Nangarhar province.

The ISIS militants also handed over some weapons to the Afghan forces, the Ministry of Defense added.

The defense ministry also added that the Afghan forces launched counter-terrorism operations nearly a month ago to suppress the terror group in Nangarhar province.

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