ISIS (2)Six Daesh or ISIS fighters were killed in a clash with security forces in restive Helmand province.

A statement issued on Monday by the Afghan Army 215th Maiwand Corps states that a group of militants belonging to Daesh attacked security check posts in Garah area of Kajaki District yesterday which engulfed a gun battle between the two sides.

The statement adds that including a commander of the group, six insurgents were killed in the clash. The dead bodies of those killed were left on the ground.

Two Kalashnikovs belonging to the group were also seized by the security forces. The statement does not specify if security forces have suffered casualties in the clash or not.

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