The Afghan Defense Ministry said that more than 100 Taliban terrorists were killed in fighting between government forces and the Taliban insurgents across the country.

The Defense Ministry stated that clashes between Afghan government forces and the Taliban have left more than 100 insurgents dead.

The MoD also added that in these operations, 50 insurgents were wounded, a number of weapons were seized and some amount of ammunition was destroyed.

According to the Ministry of Defense, these operations were conducted in the past 24 hours in Laghman, Kunar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Khost, Zabul, Badghis, Herat, Faryab, Helmand, and Baghlan provinces.

35 types of mines were planted in different parts of the country were also defused, MOD said.

The violence and insurgency have dramatically increased recently, however, the Taliban have not yet officially declared their spring offensive, but practically they have started attacking ANA checkpoints and convoys in several locations throughout the country.


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