Afghan police kill 34 Taliban militantsSouce:Xinhua Publish By Thomas Whittle Updated 12/02/2013 12:29 am in World / 1 comment
KABUL, Feb. 11 — Units of Afghan police have killed nearly three dozen Taliban militants during series of operations across the country over the past 24 hours, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Monday.
“Police have launched eight cleanup operations in parts of Kunar, kapisa, Wardak, Kandahar, Logar, Khost, Paktia and Helmand provinces over the past 24 hours during which 34 Taliban rebels have been killed, five injured and six others made captive,” the statement added.
However, it did not say if there were any casualties on police. Taliban militants fighting the government have yet to make comment.