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Afghan forces kill 6 armed insurgents in eastern Nangarhar

Afghan ministry of defence in a statement said that Afghan security forces have killed at least 6 armed insurgents in two separate operations in eastern Nangarhar province.

At least 5 Taliban insurgents were killed after Afghan forces conducted an operation in Sorkhrud district of the province, while one other insurgent was killed in Bati Kot district of the province.

Taliban militants have yet to make comment regarding the report.

Ministry of defense didn’t elaborate on any possible casualties of Afghan forces during the operations.