The provincial government media office in a statement said at least four Taliban militants were killed in the raid and depot containing weapons and explosives was destroyed.
The statement further added that the operation was conducted at 12am local time on Friday in Khalaqdad area of Khogyani district which continued until 3am in the morning, leaving four militants dead.
Another Taliban Hamidullah who was expert in producing improvised explosive devices was arrested along with seven others during the same operation, the statement said.
The Afghan forces also confiscated some suicide bombing vests, weapons, munitions, mines, and other explosives during the operation which were later destroyed, the provincial government said, adding that the NDS forces and local residents did not suffer casualties during the operation.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Sunday 28 October 2018 10:55