Afghanistan claims killing 33 Taliban fighters

Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has announced that Afghan security forces killed 33 Taliban fighters in an operation.

Afghanistan claims killing 33 Taliban fighters

World Bulletin / News Desk

Afghanistan's Interior Ministry claimed Wednesday that 33 Taliban insurgents were killed, two wounded and nine arrested in the last 24 hours.

In a statement sent to Anadolu Agency, the ministry said Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations over the past 24 hours.

The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Nooristan, Kandahar, Zabul and Helmand provinces, it added.

"As a result 33 armed Taliban members were killed, two wounded and nine others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces," said the statement.

Also, during these operations, Afghan police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition.

Last Mod: 27 Kasım 2013, 11:44
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