Forces kill 13 militants in Afghanistan's easter Logar province

WION Web Team KABUL Sep 24, 2020, 04.46 PM(IST)

Attack in Kabul Photograph:( Reuters )

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The restive district, according to the official, was under Taliban attacks for the past couple of weeks.

Thirteen militants were killed as government forces struck terrorist hideout in Kharwar district of eastern Logar province in Afghanistan on Thursday, provincial government spokesman Shahpor Ahmadzai said.

The restive district, according to the official, was under Taliban attacks for the past couple of weeks, but the government forces including the army and police launched the operation on Wednesday and so far 13 terrorists have been killed.

No security personnel has been hurt, the official said. The ongoing operation will last until the area is cleared of the terrorists, he added.

The Taliban has not made a comment yet.

(With inputs from ANI)

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