JALALABAD, Afghanistan–A total of nine militants were killed and few others injured after the government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Khogiani district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, said a statement of provincial government released here Tuesday.
The operation was launched on Monday night and lasted for a while during which a main base of the militants had also been destroyed, the statement added.
No civilian had been harmed during the operations, the statement further said. Taliban militants have not commented. Enditem ---