Air raids kill 18 militants in S. Afghanistan

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – At least 18 militants loyal to the Taliban group were killed and 11 others injured following an Afghan forces deadly airstrike in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, an official said Thursday. 

The incident happened in Maywand district's Shalghami and Qala-e-Shamir areas of the province, when Afghan forces bombed a militants' hideouts, leaving 18 fighters dead and 11 others wounded on Wednesday night, Mohammad Sadeq, the spokesman of 205 army corps told Xinhua. 

Taliban militants fighting government force have not commented on the report. Enditem 


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