4 Taliban militants killed, 5 detained in operations

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: The security forces killed 4 Taliban militants and detained 5 others during the operations in Wardak and Logar provinces.

The informed military officials said Wednesday that airstrikes in Sayyidabad district of Wardak killed 3 Taliban fighters.

The officials further added that the Special Forces conducted an operation in Chak district of Wardak and destroyed a weapons cache containing ammunition, a rocket and 2 mortars.

The Special Forces also killed 1 Taliban fighter and detained 5 others during an operation in Pul-e-Alam district of Logar.

The security situation in some districts of Wardak and Logar provinces has deteriorated during the recent months.

Taliban militants are active in some districts of the two provinces and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in the two province.

The US forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.(Khaama Press)