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18 militant killed, 9 injured in security operations

18 militant killed, 9 injured in security operations

Feb 08, 2019 - 12:23


KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Eighteen Talibaninfo-icon fighters have been killed in security operations in Khost, Kandahar and Kunduz provinces, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.

Eleven militants were killed and four others injured during a raid by Afghan Special Forces in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar province.

A statement from the ministry said a drug laboratory was also destroyed during the operation. During a separate operation in the Sabri district of southeastern Khost province, two insurgents were killed.

In the Arghistan district of Kandahar, the 205th Corps personnel killed five Taliban and wounded as many others. The statement added.

The ministry said five prisoners were released as a result of security forces’ raid on a Taliban prison in the Charhar Dara district of Kunduz province. Four rebels were killed.





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