At least 38 Taliban insurgents were killed in Arghandab and Zherai districts of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, the Ministry of Defense said.

MoD said in a released statement, that 38 Taliban insurgents were killed in Arghandab and Zhari districts of Kandahar province,

According to the statement these militants were attacked, while they were planning assaults on the national defense and security forces.

During the skirmish, 3 of the Taliban militant’s strongholds were wrecked, a “large amount of their weapons and ammunition were destroyed.

Ministry of defense confirms this operation on Twitter, saying “38 Taliban were killed in Zheria and Arghandab district of Kandahar province, yesterday. They were planning to attack ANDSF positions when they were targeted by ANA and AAF. Additionally, 3 strongholds and a large amount of their weapons and ammunitions were destroyed”.

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