10 militants killed in Afghanistan

November 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Kabul, Nov 20 (IANS) Ten militants were killed and at least 30 others were captured during operations by the security forces in nearly a dozen Afghan provinces, Xinhua reported.

The operations were carried out in Kabul, Faryab, Kandahar, Helmand, Khost and Paktia provinces, among others, over the past 24 hours till Sunday noon, the interior ministry said.

The Afghan security forces, backed by NATO-led forces, also seized weapons from the militants during the operations.

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