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18 Taliban militants killed or injured 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.

Taliban MilitantsAt least 18 Taliban militants were killed or injured following coordinated military operations by Afghan national security forces.

The militants were killed or injured during military operations conducted by Afghan national police, Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) in the past 24 hours.

Interior ministry following a statement said Saturday that the operations were conducted in Kunar, Laghman, Sar-e-Pul, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Paktia and Helmand provinces of Afghanistan.

The statement further added that 13 Taliban militants were killed and 5 others were injured during the operations.

Interior ministry also confirmed that four other militants were detained during the operations.

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

In separate operations, Afghan national police forces seized 16 improvised explosive device (IEDs) from Nangarhar, Kandahar, Uruzgan and Paktika provinces.

Interior ministry officials said the IEDs were recently planted by Taliban militants to carry out insurgency attacks.

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