KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Large scale operation codenamed Khalid-1 kicked off in northern Kunduz province on Friday, local officials said.
Police Chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Hameed Hamidi told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation has been jointly launched by security forces from Kunduz City, the provincial capital.
Hameedi said militants fleeing from the area and two insurgents had been killed so far.
Security forces and civilians remained unharmed during the ongoing offensive, he added.