Xinhua News AgencyDecember 7, 2013 05:49
Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan: official
KABUL, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- Nineteen Taliban militants were killed in separate military operations since early Friday, said the country's Interior Ministry on Saturday.
"Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) conducted several cleanup operations in Kunar, Laghman, Kandahar, Wardak, Logar and Helmand provinces over the past 24 hours, killing 19 armed Taliban members. Three Taliban were wounded and three others were arrested by the ANSF," the ministry said in a statement.