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ANA soldiers among 42 dead in clashes: MoD

ANA soldiers among 42 dead in clashes: MoD

Feb 05, 2016 - 11:42

KABUL (Pajhwok): Six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 36 insurgents have been killed during clearing operation in seven provinces of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday.

Twenty six more rebels wounded seven arrested during security forces operation, a statement from the MoD said.

The operations were conducted in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar, Shegal, Nari districts of Kunar, Ab Band district of Ghazni , Kurkh district of Herat, Dand-i-Ghori locality of Baghlan, Tushkan district of Badkahshan and Helamnd provinces.

Security officials recovered weapons, ammunition and over hundred hand grenade during the operation, the statement said. Militants have not yet comment over MoD claims.