18 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Military Operations
[Tolo News] At least 18 Taliban Death Eaters were killed and 23 others were maimed in joint Afghan and NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
operations in the past 24 hours in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) said.

The joint forces launched nine joint operations to clear areas of Death Eaters in Nuristan, Parwan, Baghlan, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
, Pashtun-infested Logar, Ghazni, and Khost province
... across the border from Miranshah, within commuting distance of Haqqani hangouts such as Datta Khel and probably within sight of Mordor. Khost is populated by six different tribes of Pashtuns, the largest probably being the Khostwal, from which it takes its name...
s, the MOI said in a statement.

During the operation the forces seized many weapons, it said.

No casualties from the Afghan or coalition forces were given.

It comes as the Taliban Death Eaters this month announced that they would launch a spring offensive starting from May 3 to target Afghan forces as well as the US and NATO in the country.

Posted by: Fred 2012-05-21