KABUL: At least four local leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) were killed during the airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
According to informed military sources, the ISIS-K leaders were killed in the past 24 hours in Achin, Pacher Agam, and Khogyani districts.
The sources further added that two of the leaders of ISIS Khurasan were killed in Khogyani district.
The anti-government armed militants including ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.
Nangarhar is among the relatively calm provinces in East of Afghanistan but the anti-government armed elements are active in some of its remote districts and often attempt to carry out attacks against the government and security personnel. (Khaama Press)