KABUL, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Afghan police backed by the army and NATO-led forces have killed six Taliban militants and captured eight others over the past 24 hours, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Monday.
"The national police backed by army and the NATO-led coalition force have killed six Taliban rebels and arrested eight others during series of operations in Logar, Ghazni and Herat provinces over the past 24 hours," the statement added.
Three more militants were injured, it said. However it did not say if there were any casualties on security forces. Taliban militants fighting the government are yet to comment.