Security forces shoot down 17 Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s defence ministry on Wednesday said that 17 Taliban terrorists were killed and 11 other have been injured in clashes with security personnel in northern Faryab province.

” The Taliban were planning to attack security checkpoints and the forces prevent their attacks with air support of the Afghan air forces,” TOLO news quotes ministry’s statement as saying.

” A military commander of the Taliban is also among the wounded. Three motorbikes and the group’s camp was also destroyed,” the statement said.