facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Scattered fighting reported in Afghanistan

Jan. 15, 2012 at 10:32 AM   |   Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A Taliban commander was among three prisoners taken by Afghan troops during operations in Paktika province, the government announced Sunday.

The Ministry of Defense told reporters that at least three militants died in the fighting and a small amount of guns and ammunition was seized.

Similar seizures were made in Kandahar and Helmand provinces were an Afghan army brigade was in action, sources told Khaama Press.

Afghan losses were limited to just one soldier killed in action.

There was no word on any involvement in the fighting by U.S. or other NATO troops.

Topics: NATO
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Destroyers with ballistic missile defense capability heading to Japan Destroyers with ballistic missile defense capability heading to Japan
2
American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack American fighting with Kurds in Syria: Civilians burned in chemical attack
3
Female gym teacher busted for repeated sex with student Female gym teacher busted for repeated sex with student
4
Woman allegedly sets roommate on fire for throwing out pasta Woman allegedly sets roommate on fire for throwing out pasta
5
Brazil, Argentina to strenghten aerospace cooperation; talk Gripen deal Brazil, Argentina to strenghten aerospace cooperation; talk Gripen deal
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback