Eight Taliban militants were killed in Kunduz operation

The Afghan Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) launched a clearance operation in northern Kunduz province, the Defense Ministry (MoD) said in a statement on Friday.

According to the statement, the commando forces conducted an operation in the Buz Qandahari area at the outskirt of Kunduz city.

At least eight Taliban militants were killed and four others wounded during the raid, the statement said.

The Afghan forces have destroyed three Taliban hideouts, a vehicle, four motorbikes, dozens of IEDs, ammo, and three explosive caches during the operation, the statement read.

Meanwhile, the MoD stated that three key Taliban members have been arrested in an operation by the Afghan forces in Khwaja Sabz Posh district Takhar province.

The Taliban members were identified as Ali Mohammad known as “Osama”, Mullah Ajmal, and Abdul Ghafoor.

The Taliban has not commented on this regard so far.