Operations, which included special forces and air support, have been carried out in eight provinces in the country, the MoD said.
Five Insurgents Killed in Afghan Security Forces Operations
At least five insurgents were killed in joint Afghan security forces operations in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on Monday.
In addition, two other insurgents were wounded, and another was arrested.
The operation was launched in Nangarhar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Faryab, Takhar, Nimruz and Helmand province to clear the insurgents, the MoD statement said, adding that the “forces have also discovered three motorbikes during the operations.”
“The forces launched 11 clearing operations, 21 special operations in eight provinces while the air forces carried out 33 support operations,” the statement said.
However, no further details were provided.