Several fighters killed, detained
Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers killed several fighters during an operation in Arghandab and Zherai districts of Kandahar and Chora town of Uruzgan.
The army recovered 1,530 machine gun bullets, six landmines with 50 kilograms of explosives, the ministry said in a statement.
A dozen insurgents were arrested in Asmar district of Kunar with a Kalashnikov and two batteries, the statement said, adding the detainees were being interrogated.
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