KABUL --Afghan troops killed at least 35 militants in recent fighting nationwide.
Troops recently killed at least 30 Taliban militants in various provinces in a 24-hour span, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said November 27, according to the Afghanistan Times.
Security forces recently killed at least 20 militants in Tirin Kot, Uruzgan Province, provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Wali Jan Sarhadi said November 27, according to Pajhwok Afghan News.
Those 20 might have been part of the 30 dead militants reported by the MoD.
Troops recently killed 11 militants, including six Taliban and five "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) members, in Nangarhar Province, the Ministry of Interior said November 26, according to the Afghanistan Times. Those six Taliban might have been part of the 30 previously reported dead militants.
Meanwhile, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) recently arrested eight suspected militants, including six in Kandahar Province and two suspected would-be suicide bombers in Kabul, Khaama Press reported November 28.
The suspected would-be bombers belonged to ISIL, the NDS said.