JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Seven militants including a group commander loyal to the Islamic State (IS) outfit were killed after unmanned plane pounded their hideout in Kot district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, spokesman for provincial government Attaullah Khogiani said Saturday.

IS group commander Mullah Bazarg is among those killed in the air strike, the spokesman said.

There were no casualties on civilians in the raid, Khogiani said.

Nangarhar province with Jalalabad as its capital 120 km east of Kabul has been the scene of IS activities over the past two years.