The provincial government media office in a statement said the militants had planted an IED on a roadside Dur Baba district which was discovered and seized before the militants manage to carry out a deadly explosion.
In the meantime, the provincial government said at least three IS militants were killed in a drone strike in the vicinity of Achin district.
The statement by the provincial government further added that the airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Bandar area of Achin.
According to Nangarhar government, some weapons and ammunition belonging to the terror group were also destroyed.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.
This comes as operations are underway to suppress the anti-government armed militant groups in this province.
Both the Taliban insurgents and militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group are attempting to expand their foothold in this province although operations are underway to suppress their activities.