Ministry of Defense in a tweet on Thursday said that the Taliban have suffered heavy casualties in the past 24 hours.

According to MoD, 78 Taliban were killed and wounded during different and major defense operations across Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense stated that 78 Taliban were killed, 44 wounded and 8 others were detained during the Afghan national defense and security forces’ operations in Herat, Ghazni, Zabul, Paktika, Balkh, Helmand, Nimroz, and Kandahar provinces.

Also, ANDSF discovered and defuse 36 IEDs placed by the Taliban on the public roads.

This comes as violence and war raged across the country despite peace efforts underway to bring Afghans together for a political settlement, peace, and stability.


  • Khaama Press

    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]