A U.S. airstrike killed seven militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan.

According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps, the U.S. forces conducted the airstrike in Noor Gul district early on Tuesday.

The statement further added that the airstrike targeted the militants at around 9:00 am local time in Mazar Dara area of the district.

The ISIS militants have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.

The 201st Silab Corps had earlier said a group of at least 30 ISIS militants have surrendered to Afghan forces in Kunar province.

The 30 ISIS militants handed over themselves and their weapons in Suki and Nangarhar districts of Kunar, the 201st Silab Corps added.

Kunar is among the volatile provinces in East of Afghanistan where ISIS militants and insurgents belonging to other groups including Taliban and Al Qaeda network have considerable presence in some of its restive districts.


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