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7 rebels killed in ongoing Shafaq-2 offensive

7 rebels killed in ongoing Shafaq-2 offensive

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Jan 07, 2017 - 14:36

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Seven militants, including notorious commander, have been killed, and as many villages purged of rebels in Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, during ongoing Shafaq-2 operation, an official said on Saturday.

Deputy Police Chief Col. Mohammad Nabi Bayan told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation was launched three days ago in the Yaftal Bala locality against militants.

He said dreaded militants Commander Syed Ahmad was among seven insurgent killed during the offensive so far.

A security official who wished to go unnamed said security forces suffered no causalities during the operation, but militants established strong defence line on the highest points in the area.

He said security forces have been trying to break defence line of the enemy.

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