LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Twenty-four insurgents and two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed in string of anti-militant offensives in southern Helmand province, officials said.
Lt. Col. Muhammad Rasool Zazai, spokesman of the 215th Maiwand military corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News that operation had been launched in parts of Paich area close to Sangin district on Friday to purge the restive locality of anti-state elements. […]
Another militant commander died when his own explosive he was planting went-off prematurely, he informed. However, Taliban have not yet commented on the clashes.