The Afghan military in the East has confirmed that the death toll from infighting among Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants in Nangarhar province has climbed to 18 on Tuesday.
The 201st Silab Corps said at least 12 Taliban and 6 ISIS Khurasan militants were killed during the infighting which erupted on Monday.
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said Tuesday that the clash broke out in Haidar Keli, Asman Kala, Ibrahim Khel, and Wadi Sar areas of Khogyani district on Monday.
It had earlier said that eight militants of the Red Unit of Taliban and four ISIS Khurasan militants were killed during the clash.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.