AT-KABUL: Eighty-six Taliban fighters were killed and 50 others were wounded in different crackdowns within past 24 hours.
In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) has conducted joint operations against insurgents in different areas of Nangarhar, Kunar, Kapisa, Ghazni, Paktika, Paktia, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Farah, Herat, Baghlan, Jawzjan, Kunduz, Badakhshan and Helmand provinces. In these operations 86 rebels including one commander and five Pakistani terrorists were killed and 50 others were injured.
ANA discovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition in the operations as well.
Eight ANA soldiers embraced martyrdom in the operations.