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18 Taliban militants killed in several operations

18 Taliban Militants Killed in Several Operations

KABUL – 18 Taliban militants have been killed during several operations conducted by the Afghan and coalition forces in the past 24 hours, Afghan military officials said on Thursday.
According to the informed military sources, a coalition air strike in support of Afghan Special Forces killed 4 Taliban fighters in Qaisar district of Faryab province.
The sources further added that Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Baraki Barak district of Logar province while a coalition air strike, in defense of soldiers on the ground, targeted and killed 4 Taliban fighters.
Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Jaji district of Paktia province killing 2 Taliban fighters, the sources said, adding that the forces conducted a separate raid in Sangin district of Helmand province killing 20 Taliban fighters and destroying 23 IEDs, 1 mortar round and a large amount of home-made explosives. During the raid, 4 pressure plates, 3 remote control initiators and over 1,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate were destroyed.
Two coalition air strikes near Tarin Kot city of Uruzgan province killed 10 Taliban fighters, the sources added.
(Sahar News)

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