Kabul: The Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry said on Saturday that at least 89 Taliban terrorists were killed and 60 injured during an operation in the Afghan province of Tahar in the last 24 hours.
“Operation against the Taliban is going on throughout Afghanistan. In many areas, the Taliban have been forced to retreat. In the past 24 hours, 89 Taliban terrorists have been killed and 67 others were wounded in Tahar Province alone,” the ministry’s spokesman Rohullah Ahmadzai said at a news conference.
The government continues to fight Taliban, which has been waging a war against Kabul for almost two decades, and the Islamic State terrorist group which has been operating in Afghanistan since 2015, reported Sputnik.