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Afghan armed forces repel Taliban attacks in Herat and Farah provinces

14 Mar 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan armed forces have repelled two Taliban attacks in

western Herat and Farah provinces of Afghanistan, leaving more than 20

militants dead or wounded.

The 207th Zafar Corps in a statement said a clash took place

between armed forces and Taliban in Highway#1 of Farah province which resulted

into the killing of 5 Taliban militants while 6 others sustained injuries.

The statement further added that a local commander of the

group identified as Mullah Helal was also among those killed.

In the meantime, the 207th Zafar Corps said a separate clash

took place between armed forces and Taliban in Pashtun Zarghoon district that

left at least 4 militants dead and 7 others wounded.

The 207th Zafar Corps also added that the clashes

took place after Taliban militants attacked security outposts in the two

provinces.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have

not commented regarding the clashes so far.

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