Afghan security forces have reportedly killed 50 Taliban militants during military operations conducted in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, security sources confirmed Thursday.
According to Provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Razeq, the operations were conducted last night in Maiwand and Panjwayi districts of Kandahar province at a time when Taliban militants were ready to attack Afghan forces.
According to Mr. Razeq, Taliban fighters had prepared 10 technicals and 35 motorbikes to launch their attack, the joint operations by Afghan police and intelligence special units left 50 militants killed and 20 others were injured.
Razeq added that some militants were also detained and their weapons seized.
Humiliated Taliban group has not made a comment about the report yet.