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80 militants, 13 ANA troops killed in 24 hours

80 militants, 13 ANA troops killed in 24 hours

Oct 23, 2015 - 12:41

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least 80 militants and 13 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed during separate security incidents in different parts of the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday.

A statement from the MoD received by Pajhwok Afghan News said the rebels and ANA forces suffered casualties during separate clearing operations.  Another 31 insurgents were wounded during the operations, it said.

The statement added the operations were conducted in Paktika, Kapisa, Madian Wardak, Zabul, Herat, Badghis, Kunduz and Jawzjan provinces.

A large amount of weapons and ammunition were also seized and a number of roadside bombs defused during the operations, the statement said.



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