Units of Afghan police backed by the army have killed a dozen Taliban members during series of operations across the country over the past 24 hours, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Friday.
"In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police backed by the army and have killed 12 Taliban rebels in Kabul, Balkh, Kandahar, Maidan Wardak, Logar, Nimroz and Helmand provinces," the statement added.
During the operations, three more rebels were wounded and eight others made captive, the statement further said.
It did not say if there were any casualties on the security forces.
Taliban has yet to make comment.
CihanLast Mod: 22 Kasım 2013, 16:49