MOD: More than 36 Taliban insurgents killed and wounded

The Ministry of National Defense announces the launch of a special operation by the country’s security forces in Balkh province. The security forces launched an operation in Chahar Bulk district of the province, killing 22 Taliban fighters and wounding 14 others, the ministry said in a statement.

The report also said that a large number of enemy vehicles and ammunition were completely destroyed in the operation.

Meanwhile, President Ghani yesterday ordered the launch of offensive operations against terrorists.