Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

8 militants dead in Nangarhar search operation

8 militants dead in Nangarhar search operation

By
On
May 11, 2015 - 11:11

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least eight militants and a civilian were killed and eleven others, including civilians wounded during in a search operation in the Bati Kota district in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.

Haji Ghalib, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News Talibaninfo-icon fired rocket which hit civilians’ houses that left a child dead and five others, including a woman injured.

Maj. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, provincial police spokesman, said the search operation was extended to Chahr Dahi, Takia, Umberkhani, Daman and Kochinao kala districts. A suspect was apprehended with arms and ammunitions.

However, he had no information into casualties but said that security forces remained unhurt in the offensive.

Noor Khan, a local resident, said a woman was killed and a man injured in Takia.

Zabihullah Mujahid, Taliban spokesman, said six security personnel were killed and their vehicle damaged in the clash. He acknowledged two insurgents were also killed in the firefight.

shah/rm

 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update