The Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation against the militnts of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan in Nangarhar province.

The informed military sources said Sunday that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Achin district.

The sources further added that the Special Forces killed 7 ISIS militants during the operation.

The anti-government armed elements have not commented regarding the operation so far.

The security situation in Nangarhar province has deteriorated during the recent months.

Both Taliban and ISIS militants are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.

The U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.


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