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Over 50 rebels killed in nation-wide operations

Over 50 rebels killed in nation-wide operations

Nov 23, 2018 - 13:36

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Fifty-four militants have been killed and 28 others injured during security forces operation in different provinces of the country, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on Friday.

Security forces conducted nine joint clearing operations, 101 special commando tasks, and 35 airstrikes in 11 provinces of the country.

The raids were conducted in Nangarhar, Kunar, Logar, Paktika, Ghazni, Kandahar, Balkh, Faryab, Kunduz and Helmand provinces, the statement said.

Among the casualties, 17 militants were killed in Dasht-i-Archi district of Kunduz and 14 others injured.

Eight rebels were killed in the Chahar Boluk district of northern Balkh and 10 others injured, 14 others rebels were killed in the Grezwan district of Faryab and 14 others injured.

Separately, seven militants were killed and four others injured in the Khasrud district of southeastern Nimroz province.



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