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Afghan Special Forces storm Taliban Red Unit commander’s hideout in Uruzgan

16 Mar 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Special Forces of Afghan Intelligence or National Directorate

of Security (NDS) stormed a hideout of a commander of the Red Unit of Taliban

in Uruzgan killing at least 22 militants and confiscating large amount of

weapons, munitions, and explosives.

According to a statement released by NDS, the raid was

conducted in the vicinity of Tarinkot city, the provincial capital of Uruzgan

province.

The statement further added that the hideout belonged to a

commander of the Red Unit of Taliban identified as Mullah Aminullah.

The National Directorate of Security also added that 22

militants were killed during the raid and another suspect identified as Abdul

Hadi son of Dost Mohammad was arrested.

In addition to this, the NDS Special Forces confiscated 50

kilograms of explosives, a Dshk heavy machine gun, a PKM machine gun, 4

improvised explosive devices, 6 hand grenades, a radio set, 2 military

uniforms, a Fielder type vehicle, a motorcycle, and hundreds of rounds of

munitions.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have

not commented regarding the operation so far.

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