Kandahar Offensive Leaves 32 Militants Dead
At least 32 militants, including two suicide bombers, were killed during a clearing operation in Maiwand, Panjwai and Zherai districts of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.
The operation was conducted over the past 24 hours to foil insurgent activities, a statement from the 205th Atal Military Corps said.
Seventeen rebels, including two suicide bombers who planned a group attack on security forces, were killed in Zherai, the statement added. Security forces conducted raids in different areas of Maiwand and Panjwai, killing 15 rebels.