March 15, 2018

Taliban suffer casualties in Afghan Air Force airstrikes in Faryab

By Khaama Press - Sat Jan 13 2018, 10:14 am

The Taliban insurgents suffered casualties in the latest airstrikes conducted as part of the ongoing campaign to suppress the Taliban-led insurgency as well as the other militants who are attempting to expand foothold in this province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan military informed regarding the new airstrikes by releasing a statement covering the operational update of the Afghan national defense and security forces.

The statement further added that the latest airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Qaisar district of Faryab province.

According to the Shaheen Corps, at least two Taliban insurgents were killed and three others were wounded in the airstrikes.

The Shaheen Corps of the Afghan military also added that an air campaign is still underway in parts of the province where the militants are attempting to conduct insurgency.

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

Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in northern parts of the country where the anti-government armed militants are actively operating in a number of its districts.

Several militants including key members and commanders of the anti-government armed militants were killed in similar operations in this province earlier this month.

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