Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Audio Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

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

16 Taliban killed in Laghman operation

16 Taliban killed in Laghman operation

By
On
Jul 06, 2020 - 19:04

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than a dozen Talibaninfo-icon militants have been killed and half a dozen more wounded during a joint security forces operation in eastern Laghman province, an official said Monday.

Laghman intelligence chief Brig. Gen. Ghulam Haidar Rahmanzoi told a press conference that the intelligence operatives, National Policemen, Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and Public police order jointly conducted the clearing operation in Sargando Baba area on the outskirts of Jalalabad-Kabulinfo-icon highway late on Sunday night.

He said at least 16 Taliban militants were killed and six others wounded in the nighttime attack.

 On the other hand, Laghman police Chief Col. Manzoor Stanekzai assured people to have full cooperation with security forces for the security of Laghman province.

The Taliban have not yet commented on this regard.

Pk/ma

Related Article

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Etisalat Get more data, Etisalat Afghanistan

Twitter Update