4 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Mar 04, 2018 16:09 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar 4 (ANI): At least four militants belonging to Afghanistan's insurgent group, Taliban have been killed in an operation conducted by the Afghan security forces in southern Helmand province.

Tolo News quoted the provincial governor's office as saying in a statement that five other insurgents were injured in the operation.

The operation was launched in Gereshk district of the province to clear the area of insurgents, according to the statement.

"Some weapons belonging to the Taliban were seized by security forces during the operation," the officials said.

Taliban has not commented on the airstrikes, so far.

Yesterday, the Afghan Ministry of Defence (MoD) said that at least 28 insurgents have been killed during the military operations carried out by the security forces in the past 24 hours. (ANI)