The security forces killed at least 35 Taliban militants including many Pakistani nationals in South-eastern Ghazni province.

The Ghazni Governor’s Office said in a statement that the Special Forces conducted operations in Mangoor, Qarabaghi and Kala Ghach areas located in the outskirts of Ghazni city.

The statement further added that the security forces killed at least 35 Taliban militants including 10 Pakistani nationals.

Furthermore, the Governor’s Office said the security forces also killed Mohammad Tahir alias Khaksar and Omar Khalid, two local commanders of Taliban.

The security forces also killed Hemat, the leader in charge of the financial affairs of Taliban for Ghazni and Malang, the recruitment chief of the group.

The security forces confiscated 12 Ak-47 rifles, 2 rocket launchers, a PKM machine gun and Dragunov sniper rifle during the operation, the statement added.

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