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12 militants dead in Afghanistan operation

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According to the information given by the army officials, in an incident that took place in Afghanistan’s Faryab province killed at least 12 militants including Taliban key commander Mawlawi Hussain after an operation between security forces and militants was carried out in the area.

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“Security forces in a surprise move against the enemies stormed Taliban hideout in Doshakh area of Qaisar district early Tuesday, killing 12 insurgents including notorious commander Mawlawi Hussain on the spot,” Army spokesman Mohammad Hanif Rezai told news agency.

In the operations that lasted for two hours, five more insurgents including Mawlawi Khalil, a shadow deputy governor of Qaisar district, were captured alive, the official said.

Taliban militants who are operational in parts of the relatively troubled province didn’t comment.​

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