Afghan Army Claims Lives of 41 Taliban Militants in Joint Operations
At least 41 Taliban militants including their local commanders were killed following joint military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.
“Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clear some of the areas from terrorists,” the Ministry of Interior said in a statement, Khaama Press reported.
“The operations were conducted in Helmand, Zabul, Kandahar, Laghman, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Logar, Nangarhar, Takhar and Paktika provinces, as a result 41 armed Taliban members were killed, six wounded and 24 others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces, “the statement further added.
“Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy ammunition,” it said.
Afghan National Police discovered and defused two different types of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Nangarhar and Helmand provinces