facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

18 Taliban militants killed or injured in Afghan military operations

March 15, 2014 at 3:02 PM   |   Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 15 (UPI) -- At least 18 militants were killed or injured during military operations conducted in Faryab, Zabul, Logar and Ghor provinces of Afghanistan, officials said.

The operations were carried out from Friday to Saturday jointly by the Afghan national police and the National Directorate of Security, the Afghan intelligence agency, Khaama Press reported.

Eight Taliban militants were killed and 10 others injured during the operations, the Afghan Interior Ministry confirmed. Ten other militants were arrested during the operations.

Security forces also seized ammunition and explosives during the operations, the ministry said.

© 2014 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
Lockheed Martin, Roketsan collaborate on F-35 cruise missile Lockheed Martin, Roketsan collaborate on F-35 cruise missile
2
GenDyn UK picks Lockheed Martin for vehicle turrets GenDyn UK picks Lockheed Martin for vehicle turrets
3
Survey: Harvard Law grads earn the most of any grad school in the country Survey: Harvard Law grads earn the most of any grad school in the country
4
Kimberly Guilfoyle: young women should be 'excused' from voting to go on Tinder Kimberly Guilfoyle: young women should be 'excused' from voting to go on Tinder
5
China overhauls legal system, at least on paper China overhauls legal system, at least on paper
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback