19 Afghan Taliban militants killed, injured: Afghan Military

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19 Afghan Taliban militants killed, injured: Afghan Military

QALAT,Afghanistan - Afghan forces in fresh operations against militants have killed seven Taliban fighters in the southern Zabul province, an army statement released here on Sunday said.

According to the statement, the forces targeted Taliban hideouts in parts of Arghandab district from the ground and air on Saturday night and so far seven insurgents have been confirmed dead and 12 others injured.

The security forces would continue to chase and target anti-government militants elsewhere in the province to ensure lasting peace there.

Taliban militants have not commented yet.