At least ten insurgents belonging to the Taliban group leader Mawlavi Nik Mohammad joined peace process in eastern province of Nangarhar. The statement said that the militants joined peace process in Khogyani district and also handed over some weapons and ammunition to the local authorities. The weapons included five Ak-47 assault rifles, two pistols, a rocket launcher, six hand grenades, and one communication device set. The leader of the group Islami said they are regretting for their activities and he called on other insurgents to renounce violence and join peace process. They also promised to live a peaceful life after the reconciliation process and contribute in the reconstruction of the country.