Afghan Interior Ministry on Monday announced, at least 6 insurgents were killed and injured and 16 others were arrested by Afghan security forces.

According a statement issued by Afghan Interior Ministry, the militants were killed, injured and detained by Afghan National Police forces during the past 24 hours in 6 separate operations.

The operations were jointly conducted by Afghan Police, Afghan Army, Afghan Intelligence and International Coalition Security forces at Nangarhar, Kunar, Kandahar, Helmand, Khost and Farah provinces of Afghanistan.

At least 3 armed insurgents were killed, 3 militants were injured and 16 others were arrested during operations, officials added.

Joint security forces also seized at least 900 Kgs of drugs and weapons including fire arms, rocket launchers, improvised explosive devices, hand grenades, 59 Kgs of explosives, ammunitions, 2 vehicles and a motorcycle during the operations.

In separate military operations at Logar and Herat provinces of Afghanistan on Sunday Afghan National Police forces seized 2 improvised explosive devices and 3 rounds of warheads, officials said.

Anti-government armed militants yet to comment regarding the reports.


  • 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.