Security operations across Afghanistan kill 20 militants
February 17 2019 02:43 PM
Afghanistan

QNA/Kabul

At least twenty militants affiliated with the Taliban and ISIS were killed during separate operations conducted in southern Kandahar and eastern Nangarhar provinces.

Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Band-e Timor area of Kandahar killing 15 Taliban fighters and destroying a small weapons cache and bomb making materials.

An air strike in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province killed 5 ISIS fighters.

The Afghan Special Forces also conducted a raid in Sherzad district and destroyed five caches of hashish.

Afghan forces have intensified their security operations, in cooperation with coalition forces, in the country's troubled regions. (QNA)



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