9 rebels killed in Urozgan
UROZGAN (Agencies): At least 9 terrorists were killed and nine others were wounded during air and ground attacks carried out by Afghan security forces in Urozgan province. Ministry of National Defense in a statement reported that the rebels have been targeted by Afghan National Army (ANA) after they carried out attacks on security shells in different parts of Dehrawoud, Khas Urozgan districts and Tarinkot city the provincial capital of the province.
Nine insurgents were killed, 9 more were injured, three hideouts, 4 weapons, a motorcycle and some ammunitions belonged to the terrorists have been destroyed following the raids, the statement added.
Also, Afghan National Army troops succeeded to discover and neutralize 9 round of different type of mines in crowded areas of Urozgan province.
The mines have been planted by Taliban fighters to target innocent civilians and Afghan security forces, security officials said.