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18 insurgents eliminated in security operations: MoD

18 insurgents eliminated in security operations: MoD

Oct 28, 2016 - 14:58

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Eighteen Daesh and Talibaninfo-icon insurgents, including a commander, have been killed in fresh operations in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) claimed on Friday.

The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Badghis, Farah, Herat, Faryab, Baghlan, Kunduz and Helmand provinces in the past 24 hours.

A statement from the ministry said nine Daesh members were killed and an ammunition and medicine dump destroyed in the Pachiragam district of Nangarhar province.

At least one Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was also killed during the raids, which led to the seizure of weapons, ammunition, walkie-talkies and vehicles from the rebels.

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