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Dozens of Taliban militants killed in latest Special Forces operations, airstrikes

14 Mar 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

Dozens of Taliban militants including two of their local commanders

and leaders were killed in latest operations of Afghan Special Forces and

airstrikes.

According to informed military sources, Afghan Special

Forces conducted a raid in Alahsay district of Kapisa province killing Taliban

commander Amanullah and two other leaders.

The sources further added that an air strike in Chimtal

district of Balkh province killed 7 Taliban fighters. Afghan Special Forces

conducted separate raids in Uruzgan province killing 15 Taliban fighters and

destroying 50 KG of homemade explosives, and a small weapons cache.

Afghan Special Forces also conducted a raid in Bakwah

district of Farah province and confiscated 50KG of Methamphetaine, 2 KG of

heroin and 30 KG of morphine-based substance, the source said, adding that the Special

Forces conducted a similar raid in Nad Ali district of Helmand province killing

11 Taliban fighters and destroying a small weapons cache and homemade explosive

material.

In the meantime, airstrikes were carried out in Helmand

province leaving 9 Taliban fighters dead in Nahr-e-Saraj and 6 others in Sangin

district, the sources added.

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