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14 Taliban militants killed, 18 detained in Afghan operations

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

AFGHANISTAN-GERMANY-POLICEAt least 14 Taliban militants were killed and another militant was injured during coordinated military operations by Afghan national security forces during the past 24 hours.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement announced Monday that the militants were killed in varius provinces of Afghanistan.

The statement further added that the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan police, Afghan army and intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives.

The statement confirmed that 14 militants were killed, 1 militant was injured and 18 others were arrested during the operations which were conducted in Kandahar, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Farah and Helmand provinces of Afghanistan.

Afghan security forces also discovered and seized weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations, interior ministry said.

In separate operations, Afghan police forces discovered and seized 10 improvised explosive device (IED) from Kunar, Nangarahr, Faryab, Uruzgan and Herat provinces of Afghanistan.

In the meantime, the Taliban group spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid rejected the claims by the interior ministry of Afghanistan and called the reports as baseless.

Mujahid in a statement claimed that heavy casualties were incurred to Afghan and coalition forces during operations by Taliban fighters in various provinces of the country during the past 24 hours.

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