Security officials said in a statement on Thursday,  that the Taliban had suffered heavy casualties in Faryab province.

Dozens of Taliban insurgents gathered on Wednesday in a location, the group planned and intended to attack Afghan security and defense forces in the center of Belchiragh district of the province, the statement added.

According to the statement, four Taliban insurgents were killed and two others were wounded in a joint operation conducted by ANDSF forces.

The ANDSF operation was also facilitated with Air support.

It is stated that during the ambush, with 20 motorbikes, one vehicle was completely wrecked, Afghan republic’s security members seized 15 other motorbikes, weapons, and ammunition after the clashes.

No injuries were inflicted to the Afghan National Army.

This comes as seven Taliban members were killed and 7 others were wounded in the Gizab district of Uruzgan province on Wednesday.

Ministry of Defense tweeted, that additional 12 IEDs which were planted by the Taliban on Public roads were also discovered.

The IEDs were later defused and many innocent lives were saved.

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  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.