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189 Taliban killed in clashes

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KABUL: At least 189 Taliban militants were killed and 138 others wounded during crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces in different provinces in the past 24 hours.

Afghan security forces succeeded to kill 189 Taliban militants during clashes and counters attacks in Kandahar, Zabul, Herat, Jowzjan and Helmand provinces, said a statement issued by Ministry of Defense.

Statement said that 138 other rebels were wounded during raids.

One militant was arrested during crackdowns.

Some amount of weapons and ammunition of the enemy destroyed during crackdown by Afghan forces, added statement.

Also 32 rounds of mines planted by Taliban to target civilians and security forces in different provinces were discovered and defused by Afghan security forces.

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