Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

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

6 fighters eliminated, 9 detained in Nangarhar clashes

6 fighters eliminated, 9 detained in Nangarhar clashes

Nov 29, 2015 - 14:14

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least six insurgents have been killed in different security incidents in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants were killed on Saturday night when they wanted to storm security checkpoints in Hesarak district.

He said the security forces, who were tipped off about the Talibaninfo-icon plan, ambushed the fighters. Six militants were killed and three others caught alive, the spokesman added.

In Khogyani district, the gubernatorial spokesman said, a local Taliban commander was killed in a drone attack by foreign troops.

Elsewhere in the province, one fighter was killed and five others were caught alive during a clash with security personnel in the Shinwari Kala locality of Batikot district.


Related Article

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




Twitter Update