2 insurgents killed in Afghan operation: NATO

NATO forces say international and Afghan troops have killed two insurgents during a raid on a compound in eastern Afghanistan.

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2011, 14:16 PM IST

Kabul: NATO forces say international and
Afghan troops have killed two insurgents during a raid on a
compound in eastern Afghanistan.

NATO says in a statement that the troops were searching
for a local Taliban leader in eastern Wardak province when
they came under fire yesterday in Nerkh district.

They shot back, killing two militants. The troops also
detained two suspected militants.

The international military coalition did not say in
Sunday`s statement if the targeted Taliban leader was among
those killed or captured.

PTI