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12 militants killed, 6 injured in 24 hours: MoD

12 militants killed, 6 injured in 24 hours: MoD

Dec 15, 2017 - 10:53

KABUL (Pajhwok): A dozen militants have been killed and six others wounded during security operations in various parts of the country in past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday.

A statement from the ministry said the operations were conducted during the period in Nangarhar, Paktika, Kandahar, Farah, Faryab, Baghlan, Jawzjan and Helmand provinces.

In Kandahar, nine Taliban rebels were killed in the Shah Walikot district and their weapons seized, the statement said.

Two armed militants were killed in Pushtrod district of Farah province and one was killed in Barmal district of southeastern Paktika province where six other rebels were wounded and an arms cache discovered.

During the past 24 hours, six clearing and 16 commando operations in five provinces, the Defense Ministry statement said.