24 militants killed in S. Afghanistan

Added On October 2, 2016

 LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Up to two dozen Taliban militants had been killed over the past two days in the southern Helmand province as crackdown against insurgents are continuing, a statement from the provincial government here on Sunday.

The crackdown, according to the statement, has covered parts of Nawa, Marja and Chah-e-Anjir districts during which several more insurgents sustained injuries.
Without commenting on possible casualties of security personnel, the statement added that operations would last until elimination of militants in the area.
Taliban militants who have control in parts of the restive and poppy growing Helmand province are yet to make comment.