AT-KABUL: At least 14 armed Taliban fighters were killed and eight others were wounded in different crackdowns within past 24 hours.
In a press release issued here, Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) has conducted clearance operations against insurgents in different areas of Uruzgan, Farah, Kunduz and Helmand provinces. In these operations 14 rebels were eliminated and eight others injured.
Three insurgents were arrested and handed over to the relevant judicial body for interrogation. ANP also recovered huge cache of weapons in the operations, the ministry claimed, but provided no details.