Taliban killed in NangarharOver 100 Taliban militants were killed during military operations by Afghan national army soldiers in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Afghan defense officials announced.

The 201st ‘Selab’ Corps of the Afghan National Army officials in eastern Afghanistan confirmed at least 50 militants were killed and over 70 others were injured during military operations across Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

Commander of the 201st ‘Selab’ Corps of the Afghan National Army said Afghan national army soldiers have seized some weapons and ammunitions during the military operations.

The operations by 201st Selab Corps is considered to be one of the major military operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan during the recent years.

Nangarhar is among the relatively peaceful regions in eastern Afghanistan however militants are openly operating in a number of its districts specifically in bordering regions with Pakistan.

Local residents are officials are saying that militants are frequently entering this province from Pakistan to carry out insurgency activities.


  • 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.