A Humvee Armored Personnel Carrier was destroyed and at least nine militants were killed in airstrike of the Afghan Air Force in western Farah province of Afghanistan.

The 207th Zafar Corps of the Afghan Military in the West said the Afghan Air Force A-29s carried out airstrike in Posht Rod district, destroying a Humvee APC and leaving nine militants dead.

According to a statement released by 207th Corps, the Humvee APC was captured by militants a while ago.

The statement further added that nine weapons, two communication radio sets, and five motorcycles were also destroyed during the same airstrike.

Farah was among the relatively calm provinces in West of Afghanistan but the security situation of the province has deteriorated during the recent years.

The Taliban militants are active in some of the districts of Farah province and often carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.


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