Afghanistan: 16 Taliban militants killed

Raids were carried out in nearly a dozen provinces including Kabul, Helmand, and Kandahar.

Updated: May 29, 2012, 13:48 PM IST

Kabul: Sixteen Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan during military operations, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.
Raids were carried out in nearly a dozen provinces including Kabul, Helmand, and Kandahar.
At least 20 other militants were detained. The fatalities occurred in the past 24 hours till Tuesday noon, Xinhua reported. A huge cache of weapons was also seized.

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