Eighteen Taliban insurgents killed in S Afghanistan: Officials
Eighteen Taliban insurgents were killed during NATO airstrikes in Helmand province south Afghanistan Wednesday, an Afghan National Army( ANA) official told Xinhua Thursday.
"18 Taliban insurgents were killed, when NATO-led airstikes attacked on their meeting in Nad Ali distract in Helmand province," said Ghulam Farooq Parwani,deputy commander of the 215th Maiwand Corps of ANA.
NATO have not confirmed this strike yet. Helmand is considered to be a Taliban stronghold in southern part of Afghanistan.