News - Afghanistan
Three Afghan police and 10 Taliban insurgents were killed in separate clashes in Afghanistan, local officials said Tuesday.
Eight Taliban insurgents were killed and 18 others were injured in a joint Afghan-Nato operations in Abuzio, Raml, Katal, Maidani, Shahid Ba Ba, Sayed Kala, Agha Kuli, Basram and Badi Abad distrits of eastern Laghman province on Monday, local security officials said.
Two Afghan policemen were also killed in the operations, officials said.
The joint forces have seized many weapons during the operations, officials added.
It comes as an Afghan police and two Taliban insurgents were killed in clashes in Ala Say district of northeastern Kapisa province, provincial governor Mehrabuddin Safi said.
Four civilians, including a women and child, were injured in the clashes, he said.
In the past a week, several Taliban commanders has been captured or killed by Afghan and Nato operations.