30 rebels eliminated in Helmand raid
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 30 insurgents have been killed and 11 others wounded during security officials attack on Taliban training centre in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday
Abdul Wadud Najrabi, commander of the 2nd infantry brigade, told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces raided militants’ training centre Tuesday night in the Majid Chock locality and destroyed their arms and ammunitions depot.
He said Taliban used the facility for training and dispatching fighters to other parts of the country.
Taliban Spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi rejected casualties suffered by Taliban in the overnight fighting and claimed his group killed and wounded scores of security forces personnel in the past four days in Helmand.
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