During a security operation in Qush Tepa District, Jowzjan province, yesterday, an Afghan-led security force killed two insurgents.
The security force conducted the operation to disrupt Taliban activity in the district, and followed intelligence leads to locate several insurgents maneuvering in the area.
While the force pursued the individuals, one of them attempted to engage the force with his AK-47 assault rifle. The security returned fire, killing the individual. A second insurgent was also killed after he displayed hostile intent toward the force.