Troops kill 10 militants in Afghanistan

Troops kill 10 militants in Afghanistan

Troops kill 10 militants in Afghanistan

Updated 30 March 2012, 13:40 AEDT

Afghan and foreign troops have killed at least 10 militants in southern Afghanistan.

The deaths were reported as two more rebels, a policeman and three nomads were reported killed in other attacks.

Troops with the Afghan army and the US-led coalition clashed with militants in the southern province of Helmand in an operation aimed at Taliban commander Mullah Dadullah.

The Coalition forces say they also captured two militants and destroyed a small-arms cache.