Afghan military operations kill 35 militants


The Defence Ministry of Afghanistan said that 35 militants were killed during a military operation.

“The Afghan National Army in close coordination with other Afghan security force members carried out several military and cleanup operations, killing 35 militants in the countryside,” the ministry said in a statement.

The statement also confirmed the loss of 10 army personnel as a result of separate attacks across the country over the same period.

In addition, the army personnel destroyed 23 militant hideouts and recovered a weapons cache in restive Dand-e-Ghori and Dand-e-Shahabuddin districts of Baghlan province on Monday.