Afghan security forces kill 15 militants

Staff Report

2013-02-04

HERAT, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army (ANA) in an on-going military operation in Herat and Farah provinces has killed at least 15 militants, ANA officials said, media reported February 3.

ANA forces also arrested seven suspected militants in Operation Naveed. Troops have been conducting the operation for the past three days, said Col. Najibullah Najibi, a spokesman for the ANA's 207th Zafar Military Corps.

Seven insurgents were killed in Shindand District, Herat Province, while eight were killed in Bakwa District, Farah Province, Najibi confirmed to Pajhwok Afghan News.

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