Afghan forces ambush kills 12 militants in southern Kandahar region

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/9/22 14:48:31

Up to 12 militants were killed as police ambushed a group of Taliban fighters in the southern Kandahar province on Friday, provincial police chief Abdul Razeq said.

"Acting upon intelligence report, the units of Border Police Force organized an ambush against Taliban rebels in a village in Shahr-e-Safa district early Friday, killing 12 rebels on the spot," Razeq told Xinhua.

Six more militants were injured in the ambush, the official said.

He also added that the police also seized arms and ammunition from the dead and injured militants.

Taliban militants are yet to make comments on the report.

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