GHAZNI: At least nine Taliban killed and further eight wounded during clashes with Afghan National and Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) in Giro district of Ghazni province of Afghanistan, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Tuesday.
“9 Taliban were killed and 8 others were wounded in Giro district and the outskirts of Ghazni city,” said the MoD in a tweet.
According to the statement, the Taliban insurgents were fully prepared to attack against the national forces in Giro before they were targeted by the Afghan National Army.
“They had prepared to attack #ANDSF positions when they were targeted by #ANA,” the tweet added. “Additionally, a stronghold and large number of their weapons were destroyed.”
Earlier, at least 19 Taliban insurgents killed during an operation carried by Afghan National Army (ANA) in Dehrawood district of Uruzgan, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement. (Khaama Press)