Ministry of Defense stated on Sunday, that seven Taliban fighters were killed in Zherai district of Kandahar province.

The Taliban affiliated members were killed before the could attack ANDSF positions in the provincial district, Ministry of Defense said in a tweet.

Similarly, 4 Taliban members were killed in the Arghandab district of Zabul province on Saturday.

The Taliban attacked ANA positions and was retaliated by the Afghan defense forces.

This comes as Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan arrested five suspects over drug trafficking charges.

Several separate operations were conducted in Kabul, Helmand & Herat provinces.

CNPA has referred the cases to relevant authorities for further process.


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.