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47 Taliban militants killed in counter-terrorism operations

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizadahttps://www.khaama.com
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

Afghan security forcesAt least 47 Taliban militants were killed following military operations conducted by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement said the operations were conducted by Afghan national police in cooperating with the Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence – national directorate of security (NDS) operatives.

The statement further added that the militants were killed in Kunar, Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunduz, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Paktika, Farah, Helmand and Nimroz provinces.

Interior ministry said at least 14 Taliban militants were injured and 12 others were detained during the operations.

Afghan security forces also confiscated various types of weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations, interior ministry said.

Afghan national police forces discovered and seized three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during operations in Kunduz and Balkh provinces.

Interior ministry said the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were planted by Taliban militants to carry out terrorist attacks.

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