Ten militants killed in Afghanistan

Afghan and NATO-led forces killed 10 Taliban militants in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said Wednesday.

Updated: Aug 18, 2010, 16:05 PM IST

Kabul: Afghan and NATO-led forces killed 10 Taliban militants in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said Wednesday.
"Afghan and coalition forces killed 10 Taliban insurgents in Kandahar Tuesday while in pursuit of a Taliban commander responsible for weapons deliveries," the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.
Kandahar and neighbouring Helmand province are regarded as Taliban strongholds.

IANS