• publish: 17 February 2018
  • time: 6:18 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 5717

85 Taliban insurgents killed and wounded in Uruzgan attack

According to a military official, Afghan and foreign forces in joint operations succeed in killing 70 Taliban insurgents and wounding 15 others in a joint operations in southern Uruzgan province,

Khwaja Yehya Alwai, spokesman for the Afghan National Army (ANA)’s 205th Atal Military Corps, claimed that the ANA soldiers backed by NATO air support conducted the clearing operations in Tirinkot, the provincial capital, and several other parts of the province, late on Friday.

He added 12 hideouts of the rebels were destroyed during the operations that resulted in the killing of at least 70 Taliban militants.

Another 15 Taliban gunmen were wounded and some weapons destroyed during the operations with security forces and civilians escaping unharmed.

The Taliban have not yet commented about the operations.


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