AT-KABUL: Forty seven Taliban fighters were killed and 13 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) conducted operations against insurgents in different areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Nuristan, Ghazni Kandahar, Zabul, Farah, Takhat, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
“In these operations47rebelsincluding 20 Daesh loyalist fighters were killed and 13others including eight Daesh loyalists were injured,” the statement said.
12rebels were arrested and handed over to judicial organs for further inquiry.
ANA discovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition in the operations as well.
Unfortunately two army soldier were killed in the operations.