Taliban Commander Among 32 Killed, Wounded in Faryab Clashes, Airstrikes
At least thirty two militants including a local commander of the Taliban were killed or wounded during the clashes and airstrikes in northen Faryab province of Afghanistan
The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said clashes broke out between the security forces and Taliban militants in Kalik village of Qaisar district, leaving at least 18 militants dead, including one of their local commanders Mullah Khal Mirza.
The statement further added that the security forces also received air support and and as a result at least 14 militants also sustained injuries.According 209th Shaheen Corps, at least five vehicles and fifteen various types of weapons of the militants were also destroyed during the clashes and airstrikes.
Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where the Taliban militants and other groups are actively operating in some of its districts and often carry out terrorist related activities.
Source: Afghan Voice Agency ( AVA)
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