Afghan security forces kill 24 Taliban insurgents, arrest 11

March 03, 2014 - 12:29:11 pm

KABUL: A total of 24 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 11 others arrested in joint operations carried out by Afghan security forces and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF) during the last 24 hours.

The Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement that Afghan security forces cooperated with ISAF troops in several security operations in Kabul, Kunar, Nangarhar, Laghman, Kandahar, Paktika and Helmand, killing 24 Taliban militants and arresting 11 others.

Afghan national security forces also seized heavy and light weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations.

But did not mention any casualty among the security forces, the statement added. (QNA)