Five militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, April 10: At least five Taliban militants were killed and eight injured during a clash in Afghanistan, an official said Thursday.

“The clash erupted in Gereshk district, in Helmand province, late Wednesday night and lasted for a while, during which five armed Taliban rebels were killed and eight others sustained injuries,” army spokesman Mohammad Rasoul Zazai told Xinhua.

There were no casualties among the army personnel, he said.

IANS