The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces killed two Taliban militants during an operation in capital Kabul.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) in a statement said the security forces conducted the operation in Paghman district.

Furthermore, the security forces arrested 12 suspected Taliban militants during the same operation.

The Taliban group as usual claimed that two civilians were killed and multiple others were arrested during the operation.

This comes as the Afghan armed forces have inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants in various restive districts and provinces of the country during the recent months.


  • The Khaama Press News Agency is the leading and largest English news service for Afghanistan with over 3 million hits a month. Independent authors/columnists and experts are welcome to contribute stories, opinions and editorials. Send stories to [email protected]