At least 615 ISIS militants have surrendered to the Afghan forces together with their family members in eastern Nangarhar province so far, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.

According to a statement released by MoD, 18 ISIS fighters recently surrendered to the Afghan forces in Nangahar together with family members including 24 women and 31 children.

The statement further added that the ISIS militants are surrendering to the Afghan forces amid growing pressures by the Afghan forces to suppress the terror group in Nangarhar.

Calling the military operations and pressures by Afghan forces against the terror group as unprecedented, the defense ministry at least 615 militants and family members of the terror group have so far surrendered to the Afghan forces in Nangarhar.

The Ministry of Defense also added that the security forces would deal with the militants in the light of enforced laws of the country.