10 rebels killed In Paktika
SHARAN (PAN): Ten armed insurgents were killed in the Gomal border district of southeastern Paktika, officials said on Sunday.
Mukhlis Afghan, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News national and border police killed the militants during a joint operation in the Zamin Toi area.
He said the police ambush was planned to prevent the 10-member rebel group's bid to cross the Durand Line from Pakistan and conduct assaults inside Afghanistan. Police recovered weapons and a pick-up.
According to Afghan, two boarder policemen were also injured in the operation.
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