September 23, 2018

More Taliban positions pounded in latest raids after last week’s attack in Farah

By Khaama Press - Tue May 22 2018, 3:04 pm

The Afghan and US forces have carried out a series of new operations against the Taliban targets in western Farah province in response to last week’s coordinated attack on the provincial capital. (US Air Force Photo)

The 207th Zafar Corps of the Afghan Military in the West said the latest operations were conducted in the vicinity of Bala Bolok district, jointly by the Afghan and US forces.

The source further added at least thirty Taliban militants including two of their commanders were killed or wounded during the operations conducted in Piyo Paso area.

According to Zafar Corps, the two Taliban local commanders killed during the operations have been identified as Salim and Salam.

In the meantime, the Ministry of Defense says the security forces also conducted operations in Pas Aab, Ziarat Ganj, North and South of Pancharmani, and Char Kocha.

The ministry of defense put the total casualties of the Taliban insurgents at least 33 Taliban dead at least 12 others wounded.

This comes as the Taliban group launched a coordinated attack on Farah city last week but the Afghan forces manage to repel the attack although the Taliban group militants managed to briefly intrude into the city.

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