Dozens of Taliban militants killed as Afghan, coalition forces ramp up operations
The military sources are saying that the Afghan Special Operations Forces remain on the offensive across the country against foreign terrorists and those Taliban who insist on continuing to commit violent acts against their own people, Trend reports with reference to Khaama Press.
According to the informed officials, a partnered operation killed 31 Taliban and destroyed their explosives and weapons supplies in Sangin district of Helmand province while 11 Taliban militants were killed during a partnered helicopter raid led by Afghan Special Forces in Sayyidabad district of Wardak.
The sources further added that Afghan Special Forces conducted a partnered helicopter assault against the Taliban in Charkh district of Logar, killing 2 enemy fighters.
Afghan Special Forces also conducted a partnered helicopter raid in the Jaji district of Paktia and captured three men linked to foreign terrorists who carry out suicide bombings and car bomb attacks, the sources said, adding that Afghan Special forces conducted a helicopter assault to disrupt Taliban operations in Suki district of Kunar, killing 1 enemy fighter.
In the meantime, the coalition forces struck a Taliban attack planning center in Tarinkot city of Uruzgan, killing 7 fighters.
The coalition forces also struck an illegal Taliban checkpoint on Highway 1 in the Qara Bagh district of Ghazni last night, killed 4 Taliban fighters and destroyed 2 enemy vehicles.