afghanistan-afp-543At least 52 Taliban militants were killed following military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

The ministry of interior following a statement said the operations were conducted in Kunar, Laghman, Sar-e-Pul, Logar, Ghazni, Ghor and Helmand provinces.

The statement further added that Afghan national police forces conducted the operations in cooperation with the Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence – national directorate of security (NDS) operatives.

Interior ministry said at least 19 Taliban militants were injured and 3 others were detained during the operations.

Afghan national security forces also confiscated various types of weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations, the statement added.

Afgahn police forces also discovered and seized 5 improvised explosive device during an operation in northern Kunduz provinve.

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


  • 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.