12 militants killed in northern Afghan operation

Amman, May 18 (Petra)-Twelve militants loyal to Taliban were killed and seven others injured in an operation launched by Afghan forces to retake Tala-o-Barfak district from militants, in the country’s northern Baghlan province, an official announced on Friday.

“Afghan security forces launched Navid 6 operation, supported by Afghan army air-force, to retake Tala-o-Barfak district from militants, killing 12 and injuring seven others,” Hanif Rezai, spokesman of army Corps 209 Shaheen, said.

Source: Jordan News Agency