September 20, 2018

64 militants killed, wounded in during Walid-9 operations: Shaheen Corps

By Khaama Press - Sun Jul 08 2018, 3:53 pm

At least sixty four militants were killed or wounded during the ongoing military operations, Walid-9 operations, in three northern provinces.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said the militants were killed or wounded during the operations in Balkh, Faryab, and Baghlan provinces.

According to a statement released by Shaheen Corps, at least 38 militants were killed in total in the past 24 hours in the three provinces while 26 others sustained injuries.

The statement further added that 22 of the militants were killed during the operations in Chamtal district of Balkh where at least 16 others sustained injuries.

According to Shaheen Corps, at least 10 militants were killed and at last 7 others sustained injuries during the operations in Almar district of Faryab province.

Shaheen Corps also added that 6 militants were killed and at least 2 others sustained injuries during the operations in Dahan-e-Ghori of Baghlan province.

Several weapons, munitions, vehicles, and motorcycles were also destroyed during the operations, the Shaheen Corps added in its statement.

According to Shaheen Corps, the operations are being with the support of the Afghan Air Forces which are providing close-air support to the ground forces.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

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