KABUL: Afghan troops have killed hundreds of the Taliban “terrorists” in strategic military onslaughts in which 119 of them were wounded since Tuesday, officials have said.
At least 274 Taliban terrorists were killed by Afghan security forces during clashes and counter-attacks that occurred in Nangarhar, Logar, Kandahar, Farah, Herat, Jawzjan, Balkh, Samangan, Faryab, Sar-e Pul, Helmand, Takhar, Kunduz, Baghlan, Kapisa and Kabul provinces, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Wednesday.
More than 119 rebels were wounded during the fighting.
Caches of weapons and ammunitions were found and destroyed at the spot by Afghan forces, added statement.
Afghan troops have also discovered and defused 13 rounds of unexploded bombs planted by the Taliban, which were intended against civilians and security forces.