At least eight Taliban insurgents, including Pakistani fighters, have been killed and four others wounded in clashes between Afghan forces and the Taliban in Nangarhar’s Achin and Spinghar districts.
At least 26 Taliban insurgents including Pakistani fighters were killed and four others were wounded in clashes between Afghan defense forces and the Taliban in Nangarhar’s Achin and Spinghar districts.
Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the Nangarhar governor told Khaama Press that 26 Taliban insurgents including the group’s Pakistani affiliates were killed in ANDSF operations in Achin district and in Spinghar district of the province on Sunday night.
According to the reports Taliban launched attacks in the area, prompting Afghan defense forces to retaliate.
Khogyani added that the bodies of the killed Taliban also remained in the area.
In addition to this 50 Taliban were killed during heavy clashes that took place in Laghman province, MoD reported.
According to MoD at least 50 Taliban insurgents were killed and more than 62 others were wounded in Skirmishes against the government forces in Laghman province in the past 24 hours.
Earlier, the Taliban launched offensives in the region and captured some districts which led to attacks on the provincial capital, this incident led to the arrest of 117 security officials for duty neglect and inattention.
This comes as a female suicide bomber and three of her accompanying affiliates were killed before reaching her target in Faryab province.
Officials on Monday said, the woman planned to blow herself up at Qaisar district’s police headquarters, but fortunately was identified before inflicting heavy casualties to the security force members.
During the incident three other attackers were also wounded, the identity of the female suicide bomber was not released.
Security officials said the female “terrorist” along with three others were completely dismembered following the detonation of her suicide vest.
Taliban were blamed to be responsible for planning to carry this attack, media reported.