The Special Forces of the Afghan military conducted a night operation in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan killing at least five ISIS militants.
The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation with the support of coalition forces targeting ISIS militants in Tetak area of Noorgul district.
The statement further added that the Special Forces killed five ISIS militants during the operation.
Earlier, the Ministry of Interior had announced that the Police Special Forces have killed 7 ISIS militants in the same district.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Kunar is among the relatively volatile provinces in east of Afghanistan.
Both Taliban and ISIS militants are active in some of the restive districts of the province where they often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.