4 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Apr 20, 2018 14:50 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 20 (ANI): At least four Taliban militants have been killed in a night raid conducted by the Special Operations Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

A local commander of the Taliban group identified as Abdullah alias Mazlumyar was among those killed, reported Khaama Press, citing provincial government media office, as saying, in a statement.

According to the report, a large number of weapons, ammunition, and explosives belonging to the Taliban militants have also been destroyed during the operation">operation.

No comments have been received on the report from the anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants in connection with the report.

The raids are in tandem with the counter-terrorism ground operation">operations which are being conducted by the Afghan security forces against the IS, Taliban and other militant groups in Nangarhar province. (ANI)