ISIS-terrorist-killed-in-Nangarhar-strikesAt least 30 militants were killed during a clash between the Taliban militants and loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in eastern Nangarhar province.

Provincial police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqwal said the clash took place in Da Nari Aab area of Haska Mina district on Sunday.

He said a commander of ISIS loyalists identified as Zamin was killed along with 10 other loyalists of the terror group and 15 others were wounded.

Mashriqwal further added that 6 Taliban militants were also killed during the clash and 4 others were wounded.

According to the local officials, at least 2 ISIS loyalists were also killed during an airstrike involving unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in Achin district on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Mashriqwal said a commander of the Taliban group who was involved in insurgency activities in Shenwar district, joined peace process as a result of the efforts of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces.

The Taliban commander has been identified as Fateh Khan who is originally a resident of Kunar in eastern Afghanistan.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.

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