Thursday August 25, 2016
Kabul (BNA) About 22 Taliban militants were killed and 21 were injured during mopping-up operations led by Afghan security forces in 11 provinces of the country in the past 24 hours.
Ministry of National Defense press office stated BNA, the clearing operations were launched to suppress armed rebels and protect the lives and properties of people in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Ghazni, Kandahar, Badghis, Takhar, Baghlan, Jawzjan, Sar-e-Pul and Helmand provinces.
These military operations supported by Afghan air and artillery forces, the source added.
Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and war equipment have been discovered by Afghan security forces following the operations.
According to another report, six Afghan National Army soldiers were martyred during the mopping-up operations.