16 Taliban killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 14:55

Kabul: A total of 16 Taliban militants have been killed and 24 other suspects detained in security operations in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.

The militants were killed during security operation launched by the Afghan police and army backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, News agencies quoted the ministry as adding.

The raids were carried out in the provinces of Faryab, Zabul, Wardak, Logar, Ghazni, Paktiya and Helmand.

IANS




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