At least three ISIS Khurasan militants were killed after attacking the security pots of public uprisign forces in Achin district of Nangarhar province.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said ISIS-K militants on Tuesday attacked the security posts of public uprising forces in Pekha area of Achin district.

The statement further added that the attack sparked a clash which resulted into the killing of three ISIS Khurasan militants.

The anti-government armed militant groups including ISIS Khurasan loyalists have not commented regarding the clash so far.

Achin is one of the volatile districts of Nangarhar province where ISIS Khurasan militants are still active and continuously attempt to carry out terrorist related activities.