106 Taliban die in separate operations in Afghanistan

In an additional operation, Afghan forces killed 30 Taliban in the country's Ghazni province. Security forces also seized light and heavy ammunition, the Ministry said.

106 Taliban die in separate operations in Afghanistan

World Bulletin / News Desk

Afghan forces have killed 106 Taliban and injured two others in operations across Afghanistan, according to a statement by the Interior Ministry.

Nine Taliban were arrested during the operations on Monday and Tuesday - conducted in Nangarhar, Kunduz, Faryab, Logar, Laghman, Kunar, Paktika, Herat and Helmand provinces. Along with the 76 Taliban who died, three Afghan policemen were killed and six others wounded. A number of weapons and explosives were seized.

In an additional operation, Afghan forces killed 30 Taliban in the country's Ghazni province. Security forces also seized light and heavy ammunition, the Ministry said.

However, Taliban Spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid rejected the Ministry’s statement, saying a number of Afghan and foreign soldiers were killed.

A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed three high school students and wounded three others in Helmand province during a separate attack. The wounded were taken to a hospital and are in good condition, Helmand Governor’s Office said in a statement.

Last Mod: 26 Şubat 2014, 10:58
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