-ISIS three commanders killed near Pak-Afghan border by Afghan Taliban

-ISIS three commanders killed near Pak-Afghan border by Afghan Taliban

KABUL: At least three militants including their commander were mysteriously killed in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the local security officials said Thursday, Khaama press has reported.

Earlier dozens of ISIS fighters and commanders have been killed in this area by Afghan Taliban.

This incident took place late on Wednesday night in the vicinity of Shirzad district of Nangarhar.

The provincial police commandment in a statement confirmed the incident and said the militants were killed in Hashim Khel area of the district.

The statement further added that a local leader of the militants was among those killed.

It is yet not clear to which group or movement the militants belong to but insurgents loyal to Taliban and ISIS are active in some of the remote districts of Nangarhar province.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the killing of the militants in Shirzad district so far.

This is not the first time reports have emerged regarding the mysterious killing of the militants but numerous such incidents have been reported from Nangarhar and other parts of the country.

The majority of such incidents take place due to the internal fighting among the Taliban factions as well as the Taliban and ISIS infightings.