Courtesy Photo – Afghan Special Operations Corps

At least 13 Taliban militants were killed in separate operations of the Afghan Special Forces which were conducted in Farah city in the West and Shahwali Kot district of Kandahar in the South.

“Afghan special forces conducted an operation in Kanahgan and Raj villages of Farah city in Farah province killing 7 Taliban fighters, including a commander, and wounded 8,” informed military sources said Thursday.

The sources further added that the Afghan Special Forces conducted a similar raid on Taliban leadership in Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province killing 6 Taliban fighters and detaining 2 others.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.