54 militants killed during operations led by Afghan army

GMT 12:25 2014 Saturday ,13 December

Arab Today, arab today 54 militants killed during operations led by Afghan army

Ministry of Defense (MoD)
Kabul - MENA

At least 54 militants were killed following a series of operations across the country in the past 48 hours, Khaama Press reported.
The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the operations were conducted by Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in Nangarhar, Khost, Parwan, Helmand, Logar, Kabul, and Herat provinces.
A statement by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said at least 42 militants were also injured and 12 suspected militants were arrested during the same operations.
The statement further added that the Afghan armed forces also confiscated various types of weapons, ammunition and explosives belonging to the militants.
Afghan army soldiers confiscated and defused 78 rounds of improvised explosive device (IED) during the operations, the statement added.
According to the Ministry of Defense, at least two Afghan national army soldiers were martyred following improvised explosive device (IED) attack.
No further details were given regarding the exact location where the two soldiers lost their lives.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.


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