• publish: 22 January 2016
  • time: 2:06 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 3079

Four Taliban commanders killed during military operations

Afghan Security Forces have killed at least 16 armed insurgents including 4 Taliban commanders in the newest military raid in the past 24 hours, Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Ministry of Defense said “Afghan Security Forces launched military operations in relevant areas of Kunar, Logar, Uruzgan, Kunduz and Zabul provinces that during which at least 16 insurgents were killed while 14 others were wounded.”

Security forces also arrested four insurgents following their operations.

The Afghan armed forces also confiscated various types of weapons during the operations, MoD said, adding that scores of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) were also discovered and defused.

According to MoD, at least three members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces were also martyred during the operations.


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