Afghan Ministry of Defense stated, at least 53 Taliban were killed and 15 others were wounded in Arghandab and Khakriz Districts of Kandahar province on Wednesday.

According to the statement, the Taliban militants were planning to attack Afghan National Army positions in the region before they were targeted by the Afghan security force members.

Furthermore, a large number of Taliban IEDs and 67 bombs were destroyed during the MoD offensives.

On the other hand, Afghan national defense and security forces prevented a car bomb attack in Trinkot district of Uruzgan province.

MoD said in a tweet that the Taliban wanted to Attack ANA outposts in the district with an explosive-laden vehicle.

The vehicle was identified and discovered by the government forces; the targeted vehicle was destroyed before it could inflict casualties.

This comes as, CNPA arrests 18 suspects over Trafficking charges in Kabul, Herat, Nangarhar, Balkh, Khost, Paktia, Nimroz, and Paktika province.

The defendant’s cases were referred for further investigation to the related departments.


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.