KABUL: During the past 24 hours, Afghan National Police, the Afghan National Army, National Directorate of Security (NDS) and Coalition Forces launched 11 joint clearance operations.
According to a statement by the Afghan Ministry of Interior, 21 armed Taliban were killed and eight others were arrested during these operations.
The National Police discovered and confiscated seven different types of weapons and 24 types of mines, the statement added.
Operations were conducted in Kunduz, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Farah, Ghor and Helmand provinces, the Ministry indicated. (QNA)