Key Taliban commander detained in N Afghanistan

Afghan and NATO-led troops captured a Taliban key commander named Mullah Abdul Rahman from Kunduz province during special operations early Saturday, police said.

Afghanistan : 18 militants killed

A total of 18 militants have been killed and eight others arrested in the last 24 hours across the country by Afghan police backed by NATO-led troops.

36 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

As many as 36 Taliban militants have been killed, three injured and 28 captured by Afghan police backed by NATO-led troops, the interior ministry said.