At least 91 insurgents have been killed as deadly clashes erupted among the Taliban insurgents and the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group.
According to the local government officials, the majority of the casualties were inflicted to the Taliban insurgents.
Provincial governor’s spokesman Mohammad Reza Ghafoori said the clashes started in Darzab district on Tuesday and still continue between the two sides.
He said at least 76 Taliban insurgents and 15 ISIS militants have been killed so far, citing the preliminary information received by the government.
Ghafoori further added that 56 Taliban insurgents have also been wounded along 12 ISIS fighters.