Colonel Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, spokesperson for the police headquarters of Nangarhar says the terrorists were targeted in Deh Sarak area of Achin District around 03:00 PM on Tuesday.
According to Col. Mashriqiwal, one of those killed was Sajid, a commander of the group.
Another report from Nangarhar suggest that police siezed several bombs, ammunition and drugs during separate raids in Behsood District.
A pestol was confiscated along with three home made bombs from Ajmal’s house in Buland Ghar area of the district.
A huge quantity of hashish was also recovered from a vehicle in Samarkhil area.
Driver of the vehicle has been arrested for interrogation.