MILITARY OPERATION IN AFGHANISTAN KILLS 22 TALIBAN MILITANTS

Kabul – The Taliban militants suffered casualties after launching a major coordinated attack on several districts of eastern Kunar province.

At least 22 militants were killed and 5 others were wounded during the clashes with the security forces, the 201st Corps said, adding that the dead bodies of several militants are still lying in the area.

The 201st Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in a statement said the attack was launched late on Monday night by the Taliban insurgents.

The statement further added that the Afghan forces effectively responded to the militants attack, inflicting heavy casualties to the insurgents.

According to the 201st Corps, the local residents and security personnel did not suffer any casualties during the clashes. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency

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