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US-Afghan raid leaves 6 Haqqanis dead in Logar

US-Afghan raid leaves 6 Haqqanis dead in Logar

Oct 08, 2015 - 12:07

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least six insurgents belonging to the Haqqani networkinfo-icon have been killed and four others wounded in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, an official said on Thursday.

Mohammad Rahim Amin, the town’s administrative chief, told PajhwokAfghan News US and Afghan forces conducted the operation in the Zaqam Khel and Pakha Roghani localities late on Wednesday.

He said Afghan commando forces recovered a rocket, one AK-47assault rifle, two walkie-talkies and three motorcycles from the terrorists as a result of the 30-minute raid.

Ajmal Omar, a resident of locality, confirmed Wednesday’s clash in the area, saying only two insurgents were killed. The inhabitant gave no further details of the engagement.



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