Afghan Special Forces kill 18 Taliban militants in Kunduz, Ghazni and Herat provinces

The Afghan Special Forces carried out multiple counter-terrorism operations in Kunduz, Ghazni and Herat provinces of Afghanistan killing at least 18 Taliban militants.

Informed military sources said Tuesday that the operations were conducted in Khanabad of Kunduz, Deh Yak district of Ghazni and Shindand district of Herat province.

“An Afghan special forces raid in Khanabad district resulted in 7 Taliban fighters killed and a large amount of weapons and explosives destroyed,” the sources said.

The sources further added that In Deh Yak district, an Afghan special forces operation resulted in 9 Taliban fighters killed, 6 detained and multiple weapons and explosives destroyed.

“In Shindand district, Afghan special forces completed a multi-day raid resulting in 2 Taliban fighters killed,” the military sources said.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.

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