20 Taliban militants Killed, 20 injured in Afghan operations

June 25, 2014 - 11:48:19 am

KABUL: At least 20 Taliban militants were killed and 20 others were injured following military operations by Afghan national security forces.

The Afghan ministry of interior said in a statement Wednesday that the operations were conducted in Kakaji district of Helmand and Batikot and Behsud districts of Nangarhar province, according to (Khaama Press).

The statement further added that 10 Taliban militants were also arrested during the operations.

Afghan national security forces also confiscated various types of heavy and light weapons along with ammunition and explosives during the operations, the Ministry said.

The statement also added that Afghan national police forces confiscated two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during operations in Shorabak district of Kandahar province. (QNA)

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