Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s Herat province. AP Photo

11 Taliban were killed and four were wounded after they attacked ANDSF positions in Pashtun Zarghon district of Herat Province Wednesday night.

According to Ministry of Defense, ANA repelled the attack and large amounts of Taliban’s ammunition and weapons were seized.

Meanwhile, Kandahar officials say 39 insurgents have been killed in teh province.

Kandahar governor’s spokesman, Ahmad Bahir Ahmadi told the media on Wednesday night that the clearance operation had taken place in several districts.

He added, “In the last 24 hours, clearing operations have been carried out in different districts of Kandahar with the aim of suppressing the enemy”.

“39 opposition members were killed and 18 others were injured during the operation.” Bahir said.

He says that in addition to destroying a minefield, 175 planted mines were discovered and defused.

Bahir also said that a Taliban rocket had hit a residential area in Zherai district of the province, killing four women.

On the other hand, 12 taliban militants were killed and 8 others were wounded in Trinkot and Gizab districts last night,

Mod reports, “A large amount of Taliban’s weapons and ammunition were destroyed as a result of reciprocal attacks,”.

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