At least 87 militants affiliated with the offshoot of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS Khurasan, have been killed during the operations of Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province.

According to informed military sources, the militants were killed in the restive Achin district of Nangarhar province.

In the meantime, the Afghan Military in the East has announced that three other ISIS Khurasan militants were killed in a drone strike in Haska Mina district.

The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the coalition forces carried out airstrikes in Haska Mina district on Monday leaving at least 3 militants of ISIS Khurasan dead.

The statement further added that some weapons and munitions belonging to ISIS Khurasan were also destroyed in the airstrikes.

The anti-government armed militants including ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the operations and airstrikes so far.