Two members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have surrendered to the Afghan security forces in eastern Kunar province.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said two ISIS group members identified as Khalid and Abdullah surrendered to the public order police forces in Kunar.

The source further added that the two militants were involved in destructive activities in Chambarak area of Chapa Dara district.

According to Silab, the two militants also handed over two Ak-47 assault rifles, 9 Ak-47 magazines, 270 munitions, 1 radio set, and two hand grenades.

The anti-government armed militant groups including ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the report so far.

The security situation in eastern Kunar province has started to deteriorate sharply during the recent months amid growing insurgency activities by the Taliban and ISIS militants.

The anti-government armed militants continuously attempt to expand their foothold in this province amid ongoing military operations and airstrikes.

The US forces based in Afghanistan also conduct airstrike against the ISIS and militants affiliated with the other groups in a bid to suppress the militants from expanding foothold in this province.

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