53 fighters eliminated, 8 detained: MoI
Afghan police, army and intelligence personnel, backed by coalition forces, conducted the clearing operations in Kunar, Nangarhar, Nuristan, Jawzjan, Zabul, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Logar, Khost, Paktia and Helmand provinces.
A statement from the ministry said 53 fighters were killed, nine wounded and eight others detained during the operations. Police discovered and confiscated ammunition and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
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