KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, June 29 (Xinhua) — Up to 37 Taliban militants have been killed in Miwand district of the southern Kandahar province over the past two days, provincial police chief General Abdul Razeq said Wednesday.
“Security forces launched operations against Taliban in Band-e-Timor area on Tuesday and so far 37 rebels have been killed and several others injured,” Razeq told Xinhua.
Seven vehicles, 20 motorbikes and a number of arms and ammunitions of the militants have also been destroyed, the official added.
Only one security personnel, according to the official, sustained injuries during the operation which is going on.
Taliban militants are yet to make comment on the situation in the area.
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