8 militants killed as Afghan Air Force pound Taliban hideouts in Uruzgan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least eight Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
gunnies were killed in a series of
Arclight airstrikes carried out on the Taliban hideouts in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan.
According to the local officials, the airstrikes were carried in the vicinity of Tarinkot city, the picturesque provincial capital of Uruzgan during the ongoing counter-terrorism operations.
Uruzgan police chief Abdul Qari Omari confirmed that eight Taliban gunnies were killed in the airstrikes and five others were maimed.
He said the airstrikes were carried out by the Afghan Air Force and with the help of A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircrafts have proven helpful in providing close-air support during the ongoing operation.
Posted by: Fred 2017-12-30