43 Taliban militants killedAt least 24 Taliban militants were killed and two others were injured following military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said “Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of
Afghanistan.”

The statement further added the operations were conducted in Ghazni, Kapisa, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar and Paktika provinces.

At least 24 armed Taliban members were killed, two wounded and two others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces, MoI said, adding that Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition during the same operations.

MoI also added Afghan National Police discovered and defused 30 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Helmand and Baghlan provinces.

Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.

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