Tue, Oct

10 rebels killed, 20 injured in Helmand


soldier-aimingTen armed rebels and a policeman were killed and 20 others injured during an operation in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, the army said on Thursday.


The 215th Maiwand Military Corps said 71 jerry cans of explosives, an explosives-laden vehicle and two motorbikes were recovered by security forces.
Meanwhile, one police was killed and two others injured when their check post came under rebel attack in the Nahr-i-Saraj area of Greshk district on Wednesday night, the governor’s spokesman said.