KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – At least five Taliban killed during a battle with Afghan National Army (ANA) in Panjwae district of Kandahar province, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Tuesday.
According to the statement, security forces have wrecked a huge amount of arms and ammunition own by the insurgent groups during clashes.
“5 #Taliban were killed after they attacked #ANDSF positions in Panjwae district of Kandahar province, yesterday,” said the MoD in a tweet. “Also, a large amount of their weapons and ammunitions were destroyed during reciprocal attacks of ANA.”
Meanwhile, A Taliban commander, including five of his fighters, were killed in Maiwand district of Kandahar province Monday, said the MoD.
“A large amount of their weapons and ammunitions were destroyed during reciprocal attacks of #ANA,” the ministry added.
In a news form Uruzgan, officials said at least 16 Taliban were killed and further 11 were wounded in Gizab and Dehrawood districts of the province.
“They were planning to attack #ANDSF positions when they were targeted by #ANA,” said the ministry.
The Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.