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Afghan forces repel impending Taliban attack in Nangarhar province

21 Mar 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have

repelled an impending Taliban attack in eastern Nangarhar province of

Afghanistan, the military sources said Thursday.

“Afghan security forces repelled an impending Taliban attack

against their checkpoint in Nangarhar province killing 1 Taliban fighter,” the

sources said.

In the meantime, the Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid

in La’lpur district of Nangarhar province killing 2 Taliban fighters and

destroying 80 pounds of opium.

The sources also added that the Afghan Special Forces

conducted a raid in Omnah district of Paktiak province killing 9 Taliban

fighters.

The Afghan Special Forces conducted a similar raid in Nijrab

district of Kapisa province killing 3 Taliban fighters, the sources added.

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