Provincial officials said clashes between the security forces and the Taliban in the Khogyani district on Tuesday, led to 31 Taliban deaths, including 15 Pakistani nationals.
Ataullah Khogyani, spokesperson for the governor of Nangarhar, said while security forces reported no casualties, 15 Taliban were also injured in the clash.
Similarly, in Kandahar on Wednesday, Police Commander General Tadin Khan said security forces killed five Taliban members in Maruf and another nine in Arghistan districts of the province militants, and recovered Pakistani ID cards from the slain.
The information on the cards, identifies the dead as Abdul Ghani, Abdul Ghaffar, Sanaullah, Naqibullah, Obaidullah, Abdul Malik among others.
This is the third time this week, that Pakistani ID cards have been recovered from the bodies of Taliban killed in Afghanistan.
On July 20, airstrikes in Kandahar’s Takht-e-Pol province also killed 25 Taliban terrorists, including 12 Pakistani nationals.