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Argo offensive: 1 rebel killed, 2 injured in clash

Argo offensive: 1 rebel killed, 2 injured in clash

Jul 16, 2017 - 14:51

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Two militants were killed and one injured in security forces operation in the Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province on Sunday, an official said.

Police spokesman Zahid Umari told Pajwhok Afghan News the clearing operation was launched early morning in the Spin Gul village situated six kilometres from Faizabad, the provincial capital.

He added militants purged from the Spin Gul village. Two weeks earlier, militants kidnapped and shot dead two policewomen from the Faizabad-Baharak road.

Dr. Ahmad Bashir Samim, the provincial council member, said one local security man was killed and two other injured in the early morning clash in the Dandara area of Tashkan district.

He said police and local security men have been chasing militants in Darem and Tashkan district but there was no report of clash.