The Special Forces killed 7 Taliban militants and arrested 8 others during the operations in Wardak and Paktika provinces.

The military officials said Wednesday that the Special Forces also destroyed caches of weapons during the same operations.

The officials further added that the Special Forces killed 7 militants in Nerkh district of Wardak, arrested 6 others and destroyed a cache of weapons.

The Special Forces arrested 2 other militants in Omnah district of Paktika and destroyed a small cache of weapons, the officials added.

The anti-government armed militants have not commented regarding the operations so far.

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