Killings occurred during the operation of national security forces, amid the withdrawal of NATO and US troops
Ten Taliban militants died and another 12 were injured on Tuesday (29) in Wardak province, Afghanistan.
The deaths occurred during the operation of the Afghan Defense and National Security Forces, supported by the Afghan Air Force, reported the country's Ministry of Defense.
The military action, aimed at locating the Taliban presence in three different regions of the provincial capital Maidan Shar, resulted in the destruction of weapons and ammunition. In Parwan province, according to the Xinhua news agency, the Defense Forces, with the support of local forces, evacuated Taliban the Shinwar district.
The Defense Ministry report added that "security forces were involved in an operation to regain control of the Seiagerd district in Parwan."
Afghan forces and Taliban militants have remained in conflict since US troops began withdrawing the country on May 1, in a process that will end on September 11 in a symbolic fashion. The evacuation must actually be completed well ahead of the deadline set by President Joe Biden. Possibly in July.