52 Militants Killed During Counter-terrorism Operations

Kabul, June 22 (QNA) – At least 52 militants were killed following military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

The ministry of interior following a statement said the operations were conducted in Kunar, Laghman, Sar-e-Pul, Logar, Ghazni, Ghor and Helmand provinces.

The statement further added that Afghan national police forces conducted the operations in cooperation with the Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence – national directorate of security (NDS) operatives.

Interior ministry said at least 19 militants were injured and 3 others were detained during the operations.

Afghan national security forces also confiscated various types of weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations, the statement added.

Afghan police forces also discovered and seized 5 improvised explosive device during an operation in northern Kunduz province. (QNA)

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