Foreign insurgents among 16 killed in Afghan army operations
By Khaama Press - Sun Feb 21 2016, 12:25 pm
The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the operations were conducted in Jawzjan, Baghlan and northern Kunduz provinces of the country.
A statement by MoD said a foreign insurgent was killed along with 7 others during an operation in Qosh Tapa district of Jawzjan and two other foreigners were wounded.
At least seven others were killed in a separate operation in Dand-e-Ghori and Dand-e-Shahabuddin district of northern Baghlan province and three others were wounded, MoD said.
MoD also added that one insurgent was killed and two others were wounded in a separate clash in Dasht-e-Archi district of northern Kunduz province.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.
The Afghan national security forces have stepped up counter-insurgency operations across the country as the Taliban-led insurgency has been rampant during the recent months.