16 militants killed in Afghanistan

May 29th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Taliban Kabul, May 29 (IANS) Sixteen Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan during military operations, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Raids were carried out in nearly a dozen provinces including Kabul, Helmand, and Kandahar. At least 20 other militants were detained. The fatalities occurred in the past 24 hours till Tuesday noon, Xinhua reported. A huge cache of weapons was also seized.

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