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A Taliban district chief killed in Nuristan

A Taliban district chief killed in Nuristan

Apr 08, 2016 - 18:00

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A Talibaninfo-icon designated chief for Noorgram district was among 10 insurgents killed during an operation in eastern Nursitan province, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.

Afghan ground and air forces have conducted a series of operations over the past 24 hours in different parts of the country, a statement from the ministry said.

The Taliban chief for Noorgram district and his nine fighters were killed during the offensive in Nuristan, the statement stated. No security personnel have so far suffered casualties in the operations.

Dozens of more rebels have been also killed in other parts of the country, the statement added.


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