IS militants kill Taliban commander

ANI | Updated: Dec 26, 2017 15:22 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 26 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) militants have killed a local Taliban commander, identified as Katib, in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

Two other Taliban group members, apparently fighters of Katib, were also killed by the IS militants, reported Khaama Press, citing the provincial government media office, as saying, in a statement.

Katib, who was originally a resident of Afghan's eastern Laghman province, was operating in the Taliban ranks in the Nangarhar province.

Both the IS and the Taliban have not commented on it so far. (ANI)