43 Taliban Militants Killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, July 20 (QNA) – At least 43 Taliban militants were killed or injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

Interior Ministry said in a statement Sunday that the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan National Police (ANP), Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted in Logar, Faryab, Maidan Wardak, Baghlan, Uruzgan, Herat and Helamdn provinces, according to the Afghan (Khaama Press).

At least 43 Taliban militants were killed, 22 militants were injured and 1 militant was arrested during the operations, the statement by interior ministry added.

Afghan security forces also confiscated various types of light and heavy weapons along with explosives and four improvised explosive device (IED) during the operations.

Interior ministry did not disclose further information regarding the casualties of the Afghan security forces during the military operations.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far. (QNA)

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