Afghan security Forces are pictured guarded during Kandahar battle, Oct 20, 2020. [Photo: Khaama Press]

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – At least 50 Taliban insurgents, including a Pakistani adviser, killed during an operation carried by Afghan Security Forces in Maiwan and Zeri districts of Kandahar province, local authorities confirmed Tuesday.

Jamal Naser Barekzai, spokesman for local police, told Khaama Press in a phone interview that the in operation by Unit 01 of National Defense was carried for the past 24 hours in Maiwan and Zeri district of the province.

Some 87 Taliban injured during the battle, he added.

Taliban did not immediately commented on the claim.


  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.