16 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

  • IANS, Kabul
  • |
  • Updated: Sep 30, 2012 12:08 IST

At least 16 Taliban militants have been killed in "clean-up" operations in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said on Sunday.

Afghan police, army and personnel from the NATO-led coalition forces launched joint operations in Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Wardak, Logar, Herat, Farah, Ghor and Helmand provinces, Xinhua reported.

A total of 22 Taliban militants were arrested.

The ministry did not say if there were any casualties among the security forces.

The Taliban did not make any comment.

 

also read

US-led forces carry out airstrikes on IS in Syria stronghold

blog comments powered by Disqus