AT-KABUL: 41 Taliban fighters were killed and 18 others wounded in different crackdowns within past 24 hours.
Ministry of interior said in a statement that the national police in collaboration with national army and National Directorate of Security conducted operations against insurgents in different areas of Kunar, Nangarhar, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Heart, Ghor, Baghlan, Balkh, Jawzjan, Samangan, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
“In these operations, 41 rebels including 11 commanders and one shadow governor of Taliban for Daykundi were killed and 18 others injured,” the statement added.
The national police also discovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition in the operations.
Unfortunately, three police officers were killed in these operations.