11 militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, July 14 (IANS) Eleven militants have been killed and 21 others were captured across Afghanistan, the interior ministry on Sunday.

The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) conducted several operations in Nimroz, Helmand, Herat, Paktiya, Khost and Laghman provinces in the past 24 hours, Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying.

The Taliban insurgent group has intensified attacks since launching its annual spring offensive in April.