16 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan - The New Indian Express

16 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Published: 18th November 2012 12:54 PM

Last Updated: 18th November 2012 12:54 PM

At least 16 Taliban militants have been killed and eight injured in security operations carried out in different Afghan provinces since Saturday, the country's interior ministry said Sunday.

"Afghan police backed by the army and the NATO-led coalition forces launched 14 cleanup operations in Kabul, Laghman, Faryab, Kandahar, Zabul, Wardak, Ghazni and Helmand provinces, killing 16 armed Taliban and detaining four other suspects over the past 24 hours," Xinhua reported quoting the ministry.

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