Fri, 25 Sep 2020

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, May 21 (Xinhua) -- At least six Taliban militants were killed and 10 others wounded as fighting planes bombarded Taliban hideouts in the northern Kunduz province on Wednesday, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Thursday.

Acting on tip off, the raids conducted late Wednesday night and fighting planes threw bombs on the Taliban militants' hideouts in two restive Imam Sahib and Dasht-e-Archi districts, killing at least six fighters and wounding 10 others, the Ministry of Defense asserted in the statement.

A cache of weapons and ammunition had also been targeted and destroyed, in the air raids, according to the statement.

No military personnel or civilians were harmed during the operation, the statement confirmed.

Taliban militants who have intensified activities in the restive Kunsuz province over the past couple of days have yet to make comment.

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