Afghan forces kill 25 insurgents: MoD

Afghan forces kill 25 insurgents: MoD
Afghan National Army (ANA) prepare for an operation against insurgents in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Parwiz

Kabul: Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Sunday said that at least 25 insurgents have been killed in ground and airstrike operations carried out by Afghan forces across the country.

Tolo News quoted the MoD as saying that the forces conducted 14 clearance operations, 21 special operations, and 44 air support operations.

During the operations, 14 others were injured and five were arrested, including one IS terrorist.

The MoD further said the operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Laghman, Ghazni, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Farah, Faryab, Takhar, Sar-e-Pul, Nimroz and Helmand provinces. (ANI)