Coalition Forces Kill Over 100 Enemy Fighters
and coalition forces killed more than 100 enemy fighters during
combat operations in Afghanistan’s Helmand
province over the last three days, military officials reported.
coalition forces were conducting security patrols related to an ongoing operation
in the province when they were attacked multiple times by
insurgents using small-arms, rocket-propelled grenade and mortar fire, sparking
numerous engagements, officials said.
returned fire and called in close-air support.
two militants were detained and one was killed during a coalition
forces operation to disrupt militant activities in Paktika
forces searched compounds in Gayan district, targeting an individual
affiliated with anti-coalition militant leaders facilitating
the movement of foreign fighters from Pakistan into Afghanistan.
A militant was killed by small-arms fire when he attacked the
coalition forces as they searched the compounds.