Afghanistan: Afghan forces kill 61 Taliban militants over the past 24 hours
Afghan forces have killed more than 60 Taliban militants and wounded over two dozen others during various clean-up operations across the war-stricken country over the past 24 hours, Press TV reports.
The Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that 61 militants were killed and 28 others injured in a series of operations carried out in the provinces of Faryab, Helmand, Heart, Kandahar, Kapisa, Kunduz, Maidan Wardak, Paktia, Sar-e Pul, Takhar, Uruzgan and Zabul.
The statement added that as many as three militants were also arrested during the offensives. It did not, however, mention whether there were any casualties on the side of the Afghan forces.