Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defense reports that 11 Taliban fighters have been killed in the Arghandab district of Kandahar province.

The ministry stated that Afghan national defense and security forces backed by the air force targeted Taliban fighters in the Babar areas of Arghandab district in Kandahar province.

Afghan forces also cleared “Babar school” from the Taliban militants, the school was reported to have been closed to students for a long time.

According to MoD 11 Taliban were killed and 4 others were wounded during the operations conducted by the Afghan security force members.

A motorcycle, ammunition, and some weapons also fell into the hands of government forces.

MoD stated that the Taliban had also planted 14 different types of IEDs in the area to target civilians and the security forces, the discovered IEDS were safely defused and no one was hurt.

This comes as Two police were killed and three others were injured when an ANP vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Herat province.

The incident happened on Wednesday on Islam Qala highway in Herat province, while a delegation was on its way to Herat’s custom office in the border town to investigate the massive fire breakout incident that ruined more than 1,000 trucks loaded with tons of commercial goods, food, and other products.

No group have so far claimed responsibility for the incident.

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