News - Afghanistan
At least eight Taliban insurgents were killed in a military operation in northern Sar-e-Pul province, local officials said on Sunday.
In addition, three other insurgents were injured.
The operation was launched in Sancharak district of the province to clear the insurgents, Provindial Police Chief Abdul Qayoum Baqizoy said.
The Taliban has not yet confirmed the deaths.
However, the operation is ongoing, said officials.