Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Kandahar, Zabul airstrikes
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Air Forces carried out a series of
Arclight airstrikes in support of the Afghan ground forces in Kandahar and Zabul provinces killing at least 15 snuffies and wounding 9 others.
The 205th Atal Corps in a statement said airstrikes were carried out against Talibs in Band-e-Temor area of Maiwand district in Kandahar killing at least 15 snuffies and wounding 5 others.
The statement further added that similar airstrikes were carried out against Talibs in Muqorak area of Meezan district in Zabul which critically maimed 4 Talibs.
In addition, 4 compounds of the snuffies were destroyed and a 82mm rocket launcher, a weapon and a night vision goggle were also confiscated, the 205th Atal Corps said.
The statement also added that the Afghan forces also discovered and defused six improvised bombs during the same operations.
The anti-government armed snuffies including Taliban
have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: Fred 2019-05-20