103 Afghan militants killed in Logar; 9 militants captured in Nangarhar

Staff Report

KABUL -- Afghan security forces killed at least 103 militants and detained nine others during separate clearing operations in Nangarhar and Logar provinces, media reported.

Troops carried out two-week-long operations ending Monday (January 9) in various parts of Logar, provincial governor's spokesman Salim Saleh told Pajhwok Afghan News Tuesday (January 10).

The dead militants included 10 foreign fighters and four suicide bombers, he said.

Meanwhile, troops in Ghani Khel District, Nangarhar Province, Monday (January 9) captured nine Taliban, Abdul Wahab, the district administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News Tuesday (January 10).

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