The provincial government media office said in a statement that the airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Haska Mina district, the Khaama Press reported.
"The airstrike on Tuesday targeted militants operating under command of ISIS leader Tariq Afridi," the statement further read.
ISIS-K has not commented on the deaths so far.
Anti-ISIS as well as anti- Taliban operation is underway to eliminate the presence of ISIS affiliates in Nangarhar province and the U.S. forces are providing airstrikes support to the Afghan forces during the operations. (ANI)