14 April 2017

News Story: 11 militants killed, 15 motorcycles destroyed by Afghan air force

MD-530 Light Attack Helicopter of the Afghan Air Force
SARI PUL, Afghanistan, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Eleven militants were killed after Afghan air force struck their position in the country's northern province of Sari Pul, a military source said on Thursday.

"The Afghan army's helicopter gunships launched airstrikes against a Taliban hideout in Sayyad district on Wednesday. And 10 militants were also wounded following the raid," a press officer of army's Corps 209 Shaheen based in the region told Xinhua.

The targeted militants' hideout and 15 motorcycles were also destroyed by the attack in the province, 350 km north of Kabul, the source added.

Read the full story at Xinhua