Deadly clashes continue between Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan as the Afghan military confirm that the ongoing clashes have inflicted casualties on both sides.
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said at least one Taliban militant and nine ISIS Khurasan militants have been killed so far.
According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps, at least 9 ISIS Khurasan militants have also been killed and 14 others have sustained injuries during the clashes.
The statement further added that the clashes continue in Chapa Dara district and one Taliban fighter identified as Hezbullah has been killed and another Taliban militant identified as Faqir has sustained injuries.
The 201st Silab Corps in another statement said the Afghan armed forces carried out strikes against ISIS Khurasan militants using heavy and light weaponry to protect the lives and properties of local residents.
According to 201st Silab Corps, at least 9 ISIS Khurasan militants were killed and 14 others were wounded during the same strikes.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants have not commented regarding the clashes so far.