Monday, November 28, 2011 – Officials in the ministry of defense of Afghanistan following a statement on Monday said, at least three Taliban militants were killed and 15 others were injured in Afghan national army operations across the country during the past 24 hours.

The statement further added, the operations were conducted in northern Kunduz, southern Helmand, Kandahar, Uruzgan and north-eastern Kapisa provinces during the past 24 hours by Afghan national army soldiers.

The statement also said, Afghan security forces seized some weapons and ammunitions including 13 AK-47 assault rifles, 3 rounds of rocket launcher missiles, communication and video recording equipments, 2 hand grenades, 1 round of mortar missile, 8 sets of mobile phones, 84,000 Pakistani rupees and 10 boxes of explosive devices during an operation in Andar district of eastern Ghazni province.

The statement did not provide further information regarding the casualties of Afghan national army service members during the operations.

Taliban militants fighting the Afghan government and coalition forces yet to comment regarding the operations.


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    Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.