KABUL: 18 armed Taliban have been killed in clearing operations launched by ANA forces in various parts of the country.
According to MoD, for further tightening peace and stability, ANA forces have launched clearing operations in outskirts of Kunar, Faryab, Kunduz, Farah and Logar provinces, resulted in killing 18 armed Taliban, injuring eight and arresting two others.
It is said numerous arms and military equipments have been seized in the operations.
Elsewhere, ANA forces have discovered and spoiled 16 anti-vehicle mines newly placed by armed insurgents in various parts of the country. The Kabul Times