Afghanistan: 70 militants killed in 24 hours

Amman, More than 70 militants, including 14 Daesh terrorists, have been killed and 34 others wounded in security operations across Afghanistan during the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defense said.

A ministry statement carried by Pajhwok Afghan News said the operations were conducted in Faryab, Nangarhar, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Farah, Badghis, Jawzjan and Helmand provinces.

The statement said 41 militants were killed in Faryab’s Pashtun Kot, Sharin Tagab and Kohistan districts and another 17 were injured. Some weapons and ammunitions were also destroyed.

“In Farah City and Balabok district, nine Taliban insurgents were killed, including two commanders and two other were arrested,” the agency said.

Source: Jordan News Agency