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Seven Taliban Militants Killed in Ghazni Operations

(Last Updated On: May 10, 2019)

At least seven Taliban insurgents were killed in two separate ground and air operations conducted by the Afghan army commandos and foreign forces in Ghazni province, Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Friday.

In a statement released on Friday, MoD said the Afghan army commandos conducted an operation in Nawa district of the province on Thursday night.

At least five Taliban militants have been killed and three suspects arrested by the Afghan forces during the raid, the statement said.

Ten motorbikes were also destroyed during the military operation in Nawa, the statement added.

Meanwhile, the statement further said that foreign forces conducted an airstrike in Andar district of Ghazni on Thursday night, in which at least two Taliban fighters were killed and a group’s motorbike was destroyed.

The Taliban militants group has not made a comment about the incidents yet.

Ghazni is among the insecure provinces in central Afghanistan where the Taliban militants are actively operating in a number of its districts including the capital city of the province.

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