Jawand district regained from Taliban: MoI
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday said security forces have regained control of Jawand district in western Badghis province, clearing the area of insurgents.
MoI also said in a statement the district was regained after a joint operation launched today morning. The statement added security forces had a tactical retreat to the vicinities of the district two days ago.
The clearing operation is still underway to flush out remnants of Taliban, the statement added. Taliban have not commented on the incident as of yet.
Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.