Afghanistan: 18 terrorists killed by government forces in Logar province

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Logar, Afghanistan Published: Jun 07, 2019, 06:01 PM(IST)

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According to a statement released by the provincial government, the operation was carried out in the Muhmmad Agha district, which lies north of the provincial capital Pul-e-Alam.

At least eighteen terrorists were killed and four others sustained injuries in an anti-terrorism operation carried out by the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) in the eastern province of Logar on Friday morning.

According to a statement released by the provincial government, the operation was carried out in the Muhmmad Agha district, which lies north of the provincial capital Pul-e-Alam.

The slain terrorists had been involved in terror crimes in the past, reports Sputnik.

The security forces also seized three AK-47 guns, 17 magazines, several ammunition belts and nearly 450 rounds of bullets from the scene of the operation.

No comments have been received by the anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban militants with respect to the report, so far.

Afghanistan is suffering from an unstable political, social, and security situation due to the activities of the Taliban and Islamic State.

The Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) regularly conduct joint offensive operations to combat terrorism across the country. 

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