11 militants killed in Afghanistan in separate incidents

Last update: 12/01/2019
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- At least 11 Taliban militants have been killed and three others wounded in two southern Afghan provinces, China's Xinhua News Agency reported authorities as saying on Saturday.

In one incident, two militants were killed and three others wounded after an improvised explosive device (IED) they were planting detonated accidently in Mizan district of Zabul province Friday night, Afghan army Corps 205 Attal based in the region said in a statement.

A total of six militants were killed after NATO-led coalition forces launched an airstrike in Nikzai village, Nahri Sarraj district of Helmand province, according to a statement issued by army Corps 215 Maywand based in Helmand.

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