The Afghan Special Forces conducted separate operations in central Logar province killing or detaining at least 16 Taliban militants.

The informed military sources said Wednesday that the Special Forces killed 9 Taliban militants during a raid in Azrah district of Logar.

The sources further added that the Special Forces arrested 5 Taliban militants during a separate operation in Baraki Barak district of Logar.

Furthermore, the Special Forces destroyed a small cache of weapons during the same operation.

The Special Forces conducted a raid in Muhammad Agha district of Loar killing two Taliban fighters. The Special Forces also destroyed a small weapons cache.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operations so far.


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