Kabul (BNA) Ministry of National Defense says, as the security and defense forces continued their operations last night, the Shaliz area of Ghazni city has been completely cleared of Taliban.
Fowad Aman, Deputy Spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense, told BNA that during the latest development of the defense and security forces in suburbs of Ghazni city, the Shaliz area was completely cleared of terrorists.
Eighteen Taliban, including three Pakistanis, were killed and 15 others were wounded during the operation.
Also, a terrorist base with a large amount of weapons and ammunition has been destroyed and a number of Taliban vehicles have fallen into the hands of ANA commandos.
Aman said: operations from the air and ground against the enemy are still going on.