Operations in Logar province leaves 200 militants dead
By Ghanizada - Fri Aug 09 2013, 2:29 pm
Defense ministry spokesman, Gen. Zahir Azimi said that the main operations in Azra district have ended, and Afghan national army is currently conducting search operation.
Gen. Azimi further added, around 20 militants were also detained during the operations in Logar province.
He said, 11 Afghan national army soldiers were also killed during the operations, due to improvised explosive device (IED) explosions.
According to Gen. Zahir Azimi, the operation (Simurgh) conducted in eastern Logar and Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan, was one of the major independent military operation conducted by Afghan security forces.
Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.