20 Taliban militants killed, 2 others detained in Afghan Special Forces raid in Nangarhar
The informed military sources said Tuesday that the operation was conducted in Khugyani district of the province.
“Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Khugyani district killing 20 Taliban fighters, detaining two and destroying 7 IEDs and 4 hand grenades,” the sources said.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Nangarhar has been among the relatively provinces in East of Afghanistan but the security situation in some of its remote districts has started to deteriorated during the recent years.
Both Taliban and ISIS militants are active in some of the restive districts of the province and often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.