At least 37 Deash insurgents were killed in joint Afghan and foreign troops operations in eastern Nangarhar province in the past 24 hours, local officials said.
In addition, three other insurgents were injured.
Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor said that the security forces have launched a military operation in Pacheragam district of the province in which 30 insurgents were killed in the past 24 hours.
“During the operation one of the judges of Daesh, who was named Muftahuddin, was also killed by the security forces,” he said.
There were no civilian nor security forces casualties in the operation, he added.
In the meantime, local security officials of Nangarhar said that seven Daesh insurgents were killed and three others were injured in a U.S drone strike in Hakamina district of the province.
However, the security officials did not provide more details about the strike.