• publish: 16 October 2017
  • time: 5:14 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 4872

In Helmand Taliban received heavy casualties due to the latest joint operations

Latest operations in Helmand left many Taliban insurgent killed and wounded.

The provincial government said the latest counter-terrorism operations were conducted in Lashkargah city, Nad-e-Ali, and Kajaki districts, Khaama Press reported.

At least 25 Taliban insurgents were killed during the operations and 11 others were wounded.

The operations are jointly being conducted by the Afghan army, Afghan police, and security personnel of the other institutions. .

According to the provincial government, the Afghan security forces also destroyed a PKM machine gun of the militants along with a mortar, four motorcycles, and two of their hideouts.

The provincial government also added that the security forces have so far managed to clear large swathes of the areas from the militant’s presence in Lashkargah, Nad-e-Ali, and Kajaki districts.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

Helmand remains one of the most volatile provinces in Southern Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 where terrorist related incidents are frequently reported from its various districts.



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