The Afghan Special Forces conducted separate operations in south-eastern Paktika province killing at least 10 militants and arresting three others.

“In an Afghan special forces operation in Bermal district, 10 Taliban fighters were killed and 1 VBIED and IED making materials were destroyed,” the informed military sources said Saturday.

The sources further added that the Special Forces of the Afghan military detained 3 militants during a separate operation in Bermal district.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.

Paktika is among the relatively volatile provinces in South-east of Afghanistan.

Taliban militants are active in some of the restive districts of the province where they often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.

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