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3 militants killed, 5 injured in Laghman clashes

3 militants killed, 5 injured in Laghman clashes

Jul 16, 2017 - 14:59

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Taliban insurgents have been killed and five others wounded in separate clashes in eastern Laghman province, a statement from 201 Silab Military Corps said Sunday.

According to the statement a clash between Afghan forces and rebels was erupted in Pul-e-Jogee area in the limits of Mehtarlam city, the provincial capital late on Saturday.

It said two militants were killed and five others wounded. Elsewhere in the province, a Taliban fighter was killed during a firefight on the outskirts of Alingar district.

Three motorcycles belonging to rebels were also seized by security forces during the two incidents. Security forces and civilians suffered no casualties.

 Taliban have not yet commented on the incidents.