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Afghanistan: Airstrikes kill 4 militants outside Tirin Kot city

Afghanistan: Airstrikes kill 4 militants outside Tirin Kot city

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 02 May 2019, 06:35 am

Tirin Kot, May 2 (Xinhua): At least four militants have been killed and three others injured as the security forces' fighting aircraft targeted Taliban hideouts outside Tirin Kot city, the capital of southern Uruzgan province, said an army statement released here Thursday.

The fighting aircraft, according to the statement, have been targeting specific hideouts of the Taliban fighters over the past 12 hours and besides killing four insurgents and injuring three others, also destroyed the militants' weapon caches.

No civilians and security personnel have been hurt, the statement said.

Taliban militants have not commented.