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25 Taliban militants killed in counter-terrorism operations: MoI

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

Afghan counter-terror operationsAt least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 6 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

The operations were jointly conducted by Afghan national police, Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives.

Interior ministry following a statement said Saturday that the militants were killed or injured in Nangarhar, Nuristan, Baghlan, Kunduz, Faryab, Kandahar, Maidan Wardak, Logar and Paktia provinces.

The statement further added that 2 Taliban militants were also arrested during the operations.

Afghan security forces confiscated various types of light and heavy weapons along with explosives during the operations, interior ministry said.

The statement by interior ministry also added that Afghan national police (ANP)forces discovered and seized 18 rounds of improvised explosive device (IED) during operations in Kunduz, Uruzgan, Paktia and Paktika provinces.

Interior ministry said the improvised explosive device (IEDs) were recently planted by Taliban militants for insurgency attacks.

Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.

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