Afghan security services kill ten militants in anti-terror operations

December 27, 2015 10:23 am 

MOSCOW, Dec. 26 — Afghan police in cooperation with the country's armed forces and the National Directorate of Security conducted anti-terrorist operations in Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul and Herat province.

Afghan police in cooperation with the country's armed forces and the National Directorate of Security killed 10 armed militants in a series of anti-terror operations during the past 24 hours, the Afghan Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

"The operations were conducted in Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul and Herat provinces, as a result 10 armed insurgents were killed and three others were wounded," the ministry said in a statement.

The statement added that Afghan National Police confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition during the operations.

Afghanistan is in a political and social turmoil, with the Taliban and other extremist organizations such as Islamic State (IS, or Daesh in Arabic, outlawed in Russia) taking advantage of instability in the country. (PNA/Sputnik)

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