(AhlulBayt News Agency) - At least sixteen militants affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group were killed during an operation conducted by the commando forces of the Afghan National Army in eastern Nangarhar province.
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in a statement said a special operation was conducted by ANA commando forces in the vicinity of Kot district.
The statement further added that the operation was conducted with the support of the air power and several villages were cleared as a result of the operation.
At least four Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were also confiscated during the operations, the 201st Silban Corps said.
The Afghan security forces and the local residents did not suffer any casualties during the operation, the source said.