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Insurgent killed in Khogyani operation

Insurgent killed in Khogyani operation

Dec 20, 2013 - 21:07

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Afghan forces killed one insurgent and arrested three others during a clearing operation in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force said.

Commandos from 1st Special Operations Kandak were conducting the operation in Chowni village, where they came under small-arms fire from fighters. The soldiers returned fire, killing one of the insurgents.

The forces detained three suspected insurgents and discovered a weapons cache of pistols, Afghan National Army uniforms and detailed profiles of soldiers. The suspects are in custody of the National Directorate of Security.



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