Kabul: At least ten militants, including five members of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network, were killed. They died in a series of airstrikes in Afghanistan’s southern Zubul province.
Khaama Press quoted the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as saying in a statement that five Al-Queda members and five Taliban insurgents, including a local commander of the group identified as Mullah Noor Agha, were among those killed in the airstrikes carried out in the past 24 hours in Shahjoi district.
A vehicle and five motorcycles belonging to the insurgents were also destroyed during the airstrikes. There has been no comment made by the anti-government armed militant regarding the said report so far.
Regular raids are being conducted by Afghan and the US forces in Afghanistan against the Taliban insurgents and ISIS loyalist in the districts where they are conducting insurgency activities.