JALALABAD (Web Desk) – At least twenty three Islamic State (IS) (Daesh) terrorists were killed in recent skirmishes with Afghan forces in Nangarhar province on Thursday.

According to Afghan media, firing broke out in the Kot district after a group of attackers stormed a convoy of security forces.

Ten IS fighters were killed in the clash, a senior Afghan police commander claimed.

A second clash started as security troops attacked a IS hideout in the area.

According to the border police commander, 13 IS affiliates lost their lives in the fighting.