9 Taliban insurgents killed in Maiwand-11 operations in Helmand
[Khaama Press] At least nine Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
turbans were killed during the Maiwand-11 military opera rations in souther Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan.
The Helmand governor’s office in a statement said Tuesday that the Afghan national defense and security forces have launched a counter-terrorism operation, Naveed-11 operations, for the elimination of the terror groups and security of the province.
The statement further added that the operations are currently being conducted in Nad-e-Ali, Garamser, and Sangin provinces with the support of the Afghan Air Force.
At least 9 turbans were killed and another Death Eater was maimed during the operations in the past 24 hours, the statement said.
According to Helmand governor’s office, at least two vehicles were also destroyed during the same operations and 27 improvised bombs were discovered and defused.
The anti-government armed Death Eater groups including the Taliban turbans have not commented regarding the reports so far.
Helmand is among the relatively volatile provinces in southern parts of the country where the Taliban turbans are active in a number of its districts and often carry out insurgency activities.
Posted by: trailing wife 2018-02-08