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Over 60 rebels killed in military offensives countrywide

Over 60 rebels killed in military offensives countrywide

Feb 09, 2018 - 11:37

KABUL (Pajhwok): Sixty-six militants have been killed during security forces operations in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday.

According to MoD statement the insurgents had been killed in Nangarhar, Logar, Paktia, Uruzgan, Zabul, Heart, Farah, Fayab, Baghlan, Takhar, Jawzjan, Nimroz and Helmand province.

Twenty-five more rebels had been wounded while four arrested during operations, the statement said.

Afghan Air Force (AAF) had conducted 51 flights and targeted rebels’ hideouts in 12 areas.

MoD have not yet spoken about the casualties of security forces but the Taliban claimed killing dozens of security forces.