Taliban and ISIS-K militants suffer casualties amid ongoing infighting
By Khaama Press - Sat Jul 07 2018, 9:35 am
The Afghan military in the East says infighting among the Taliban and ISIS Khurasan continue in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan as the latest clashes have left more than ten militants dead or wounded.
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East says a clash broke out in Chapara Dara district between the two sides, leaving at least seven ISIS militants dead.
The source further added that the clash took place in Wich Naw and Niazi Gani areas on Friday.
The Silab Corps said Thursday that three ISIS Khurasan militants were killed and a Taliban militant was wounded during a similar clash in Chapa Dara district a day earlier.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban and ISIS militants have not commented regarding the report so far.
The infighting among the Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants continue amid ongoing operations against the two groups in Kunar and other parts of the country.
Both the Afghan and US forces conduct ground operations and airstrikes to suppress the militant groups in Kunar and other restive provinces.