MoI: 15 Taliban militants killed during counter-terrorism operations

By Khaama Press – Sun Nov 16 2014, 1:06 pm

Former Taliban commander killed  At least 15 Taliban militants were killed  and 16 others were injured during clearing operations by Afghan national security forces.

 The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said at least 3 Taliban militants were also arreted during the operations conducted by Afghan National Police (ANP), Afghan National Army and Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces.

A statement released by MoI said the operations were conducted in Kandahar, Kunar, Laghman, Zabul, Uruzgan, Ghazni and Paktia provinces.

Various types of weapons and ammunition were also confiscated Afghan national security forces during the operations, MoI said.

Afghan security forces confiscated 16 rounds of Improvised explosive Device (IED) from Ghor, Herat, Logar and Uruzgan provinces, the statement added.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.

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