KABUL: More than 175 Taliban militants were killed and 84 others were wounded during crackdowns carried out by security forces in several provinces in the past day, officials said Sunday.
Afghan security forces succeeded to kill 175 Taliban militants during clashes and counters attacks in Nangarhar, Paktika, Logar, Ghazni, Kandahar, Herat, Balkh, Jawzjan, Samangan, Sar-e Pol, Helmand, Badakhshan, Kunduz and Baghlan provinces, said a statement issued by Ministry of Defense.
Statement said that 84 other rebels were wounded during raids.
Some amount of weapons and ammunition of the enemy destroyed during crackdown by Afghan forces, added statement.
Also nine rounds of mines planted by Taliban to target civilians and security forces in different provinces were discovered and defused by Afghan security forces, noted statement.