• publish: 24 January 2016
  • time: 11:22 am
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 3105

Afghan forces kill 35 militants in newest attacks

Afghan security forces have killed at least 35 armed insurgents during their newest military operations in the past 24 hours.

“Afghan Security Forces launched several military operations in relevant areas of Nangarhar, Paktia, Badakhshan and Helmand provinces that during which 35 armed militants were killed, 7 were wounded and 6 others were arrested,” said a statement by ministry of defence updating Afghan forces’ daily military operations.

Afghan forces also found and confiscated some amount of ammunitions and equipment following the operations.

Ministry of Defence in its statement added that two Afghan soldiers embraced martyrdom during the operations.

Militants including Taliban have yet to make any comment.

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