18 militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 6 : At least 18 militants were killed in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, the former stronghold of the Taliban militant group, the Defence Ministry said in a statement here Sunday.

In the operations which covered parts of Dand, Jelai and Maroud districts since Saturday, 18 armed insurgents have been killed and a total of anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines have been discovered and defused, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.

Taliban militants who are active in parts of Kandahar province are yet to make a comment.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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