15 Taliban, 200 kgs of explosives destroyed

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: The security forces conducted separate operations in south-eastern Ghazni and Paktika provinces killing at least 15 Taliban militants.

The informed military sources said Thursday that the Afghan Special Forces conducted operations in Deh Yak and Andar districts killing at least two militants and destroying 200 kgs of explosives.

The sources further added that the security forces also conducted two airstrikes in Andar district of Ghazni killing two Taliban fighters.

“A 2nd Brigade of the 203rd Corps in Jani Khel district of Paktika resulted in 10 Taliban fighters killed and 6 wounded,” the sources said, adding that an airstrike killed another Taliban fighter in Bermal district of the province.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.(Khaama Press)