AT-KABUL: At least 82 militants were killed and 42 others were wounded in different operations within past 24 hours, military sources said Saturday.
In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) with the cooperation of the Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) conducted joint operations against insurgents in different areas of Kapisa, Logar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Faryab, Farah, Herat, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
Statement said that in these operations 82 insurgents were killed and 42 others were injured. This joined operation of the Defense Security Forces was supporting by the artillery and air forces, added statement. ANA discovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition in the operations as well.