16 militants killed in latest Afghan army operation

KABUL: At least 16 militants were killed and four others injured after Afghan army waged an operation in restive southern province of Zabul, the defense ministry said Tuesday.
“The cleanup operation was launched in Shamulzay district on Monday and the initial information found that among those dead were a militant divisional commander and three would-be suicide bombers,” the ministry said in a statement.
A weapon and ammunition cache, one vehicle and two motorcycles were also destroyed by the army personnel backed by the helicopters, Xinhua reported. – APP

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