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121 insurgents killed in nationwide offensives

AT-KABUL: At least 121 militants were killed and one wounded within past 24 hours in the nationwide offensives launched against anti-state elements.

In a press release issued here, Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) has launched joint operations against insurgents in different parts of Nangarhar, Takhar, Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Herat, Farah and Helmand provinces. In these operations 121 rebels including 23 foreign fighters were killed and one another injured.

The ministry said that nine Taliban insurgents were arrested and handed over to the relevant judicial body for further investigation.

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