2 militants killed in Wardak clashes
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two militants were killed and six others wounded in separate clashes with security forces in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Saturday.
Security forces seized hundreds of kilograms of explosives after a series of firefights with the insurgents in Bombay, Khair Khana and Madad localities of the province.
Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the security forces recovered 600 kilograms of explosives and a huge amount of ammunition.
He said one of the slain militants was a leading commander known as Najeeb, alias Zarqawi. But the Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.
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