13 militants killed in Faryab operations
Backed by air-support, the operations were carried out in Almar, Qaisar and Ghormach districts on Thursday night, the 303 Pamir Zone police spokesman, Lal Muhammad Ahmadzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Another nine militants were injured during the operations that also resulted in the recovery of some arms and ammunitions, he said.
The operations targeted militants in Dasht, Matho, Chichak Tho, Qaram Qul and Jungle areas of the said districts, police chief Brig. Gen. Syed Ahmad Samih said. One policeman was also killed during the clashes, but residents suffered no casualties, he said.
ISAF also confirmed the operations in Ghormach and Almar districts and the deaths of two insurgents.
Taliban have so far said nothing about the operations.
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