Eight militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 30: At least eight Taliban militants were killed in separate military operations in Afghanistan, the country’s interior ministry said Monday.

“In the past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with army and the intelligence service in Kabul, Kandahar, Zabul, Paktiya and Helmand provinces. As a result, eight armed Taliban members were killed and one was wounded,” Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying.

The Afghan National Police also seized light and heavy rounds ammunition and improvised explosive devices, the ministry added.

IANS