The Afghan Special Forces killed 13 Taliban militants and arrested 5 others during the operations in Kabul and four other provinces in the past 24 hours.

The military officials said Wednesday the Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants and destroyed a small cache of weapons in Alisheng district of Laghman.

The officials further added that the Special Forces killed 2 Taliban militants and destroyed a small cache of weapons in a similar raid in Pul-e Alam district of Helmand.

The Special Forces arrested 2 Taliban militants during a raid in Matun district of Khost, the officials said, adding that the Special Forces arrested another Taliban militant during a raid in Kabul.

The officials also added that the Special Forces killed 6 Taliban militants, arrested 2 others and destroyed a cache of weapons during a raid in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operations so far.

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