Afghan defense ministry following a statement on Monday announced at least 7 Afghan national army soldiers were killed and injured in southern Kandahar province.

The statement further added, at least 3 Afghan army soldiers were killed and 4 others were injured during the past 24 in this province.

Afghan army soldiers also sezied some weapons and ammunitions including 17 improvised explosive devices during the military operations, defense officials added.

The weapons and explosives include 2 AK-47 rifles, 1 RPG Rocket Propelled Grenade Launcher, 33 kilograms of opium, 1 mortar missile, 14 improvised explosive devices, 1 pistol, 90 kilograms of explosives along with a vehicle used by the militants.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.