18 militants killed in Kunduz province: Afghan Ministry

ANI | Updated: Jan 20, 2018 16:56 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 20 (ANI): Afghanistan's Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Saturday said at least 18 militants were killed during the operations of armed forces in the country's northern Kunduz province.

According to the Khaama Press, the operations were carried out in coordination with the Afghan Air Force in Chahar Dara district.

Five militants were also injured and three others were arrested, the statement said.

During the operation, a vehicle and some weapons belonging to the militants were also destroyed.

Earlier this week, 76 Taliban militants were killed in a five-day military operation in the same province. (ANI)