taliban-insurgentsAt least 14 Taliban militants were killed and 4 others were injured following joint military operations by Afghan national security forces during the past 24 hours.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement said Wednesday that the militants were killed in various provinces of Afghanistan, during military operations conducted by Afghan police, Afghan army and Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted in Helmand, Paktiya, Ghazni, Zabul, Kandahar, Kunduz, Nangarhr and Kunar provinces of Afghanistan.

Interior ministry confirmed that 14 Taliban militants were killed, 4 militants were injured and 4 others were detained during the operations.

Afghan security forces also discovered and seized heavy and light weapons including ammunition and explosives during the operations, the ministry added in its statement.

In separate operations, Afghan police forces discovered and seized four improvised explosive device (IED) from Kunduz, Kandahar, Uruzgan and Herat provincecs of the country.

The 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.