(KHAAMA PRESS): At least 16 Taliban militants were killed or wounded in Special Forces raids and airstrike in three provinces in the past 24 hours. The military officials said Wednesday the Special Forces killed 3 Taliban militants and destroyed a small cache of weapons during a raid in Balkh district of northern Balkh province. The officials further added that that the Special Forces killed 2 Taliban militants and destroyed 2 caches of weapons during separate raids in Khogyani and Rodat districts of Nangarhar. The Special Forces destroyed another small cache of weapons during a raid in Deh Yak district of Ghazni, the officials said, adding that an airstrike killed 8 Taliban militants and wounded 3 others in Ghazni province.