17 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

As many as 17 Taliban militants have been killed during a series of security operations launched since Friday in Afghanistan, the government said.

Updated: Feb 23, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

Kabul: As many as 17 Taliban militants have been killed during a series of security operations launched since Friday in Afghanistan, the government said Saturday.
According to the country`s interior ministry, four militants were also arrested in the operations, carried out in the provinces of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kandahar and Logar, Xinhua reported.
IANS