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Afghanistan : 52 militants killed in military operations

Afghanistan : 52 militants killed in military operations

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 05 Jan 2019, 06:23 am

Kabul, Jan 4 (IBNS) :  In all 52 militants belonging to Taliban group and ISIS Khurasan (ISIS-K) have been killed in various military operations conducted in a number of provinces of Afghanistan.

Local Khaama Press said  at least 4 Taliban militants were killed and two of their motorcycles were destroyed during a coalition airstrike in Sarobi district of Paktika province while Afghan forces killed 13 Taliban militants and destroyed various tunnels and weapons during an operation in Almar district of Faryab province.

It added that the Afghan forces killed 4 Taliban militants during a clearance operation in Tarinkot district of Uruzgan while 7 Taliban were killed in Sangin district of Helmand during a patrol of the Afghan armed forces.

According to reports, Afghan forces killed 8 Taliban militants and destroyed some small arms cache of the militants during an operation which was conducted in Kapisa to suppress Taliban and clear the area from landmines.

In the meantime, the Afghan forces killed 4 ISIS-K militants during a clearance operation in Deh Bala district of Nangahrar and destroyed 8 tunnel built by the militants while 12 militants were killed during a separate clearance operation of the Afghan armed forces in Charkh district of Logar province.