Airstrikes kill 5 Taliban, Special Forces detain three

Monitoring Desk

HELMAND: A series of airstrikes killed 7 Taliban fighters in Helmand province in South of Afghanistan.

The Afghan Special Forces arrested 3 Taliban fighters during a separate operation in this province.

The informed military officials said Sunday that the Special Forces arrested the Taliban fighters in Nahr-e-Saraj district.

The Special Forces also destroyed 30 kilograms of illegal narcotics.

Meanwhile, an airstrike killed 2 Taliban fighters in Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand province.

The officials also added that a similar airstrike killed 5 Taliban fighters in Sangin disrrict of the province.

The Taliban militants have not commented regarding the operations so far. (Khaama Press)