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PublishDate: Wednesday, December 4, 201313:29

27 Taliban militants killed, 6 injured in Afghan operations

In separate operations Afghan National Police discovered and defused seven different types of IEDs plac

At least 27 Taliban militants were killed and 6 others were injured during joint military operations by Afghan national security forces.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement said during military operations conducted by Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) during the past 24 hours.

“In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan,” interior ministry said in its statement.

The statement further added, “The operations were conducted in Kabul, Laghman, Kandahar, Zabul and Helmand provinces, as a result 27 armed Taliban members were killed, six wounded and four others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.”

“Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition,” the statemet added.

In separate operations Afghan National Police discovered and defused seven different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Kabul, Uruzgan, Paktika and Herat provinces.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.

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