Security forces have reported that eight insurgents including two Pakistani citizens were killed in an operation of commando forces in Helmand province.
Abdul Qayyum Nuristani, head of press office of Special Operations Corps, said that as a result of the night operations of the Commando forces in Shahrak village of Musa Qala district of Helmand province 8 insurgents including 2 Pakistani citizens were killed and two other Pakistani terrorists were detained.
At the same time, he emphasized that in this operation a training center of these insurgents along with 1 suicide vest, 2 motorcycle, 50 kilograms of explosives and 5 kilograms of opium were destroyed.
Meanwhile, Ministry of Defense also said in a statement today that last night, Afghan National Army, National Directorate of Security and National Police launched a cleaning operation in Shakar Shela and Chawk Majid areas of Sangin district of Helmand province which caused heavy casualties to the terrorists.
MoD further stated that there were casualties faced by security and defense forces, but did not provide details.