25 insurgents eliminated in Helmand airstrikes
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): More than two dozen militants have been killed in air raids in different parts of southern Helmand province, local officials said on Friday.
Thirteen Taliban, including Commander Omari, were killed in an overnight airstrike by Afghan forces in the Babajee area of Lashkargah, the governor’s office said.
A separate raid In the Khushal village of Nad Ali district left a dozen insurgents dead and five others wounded, a statement from the governor’s house said.
A separate airstrike in the Group area of the same district destroyed a vehicle and a heavy machinegun of the enemy -- a euphemism that Afghan officials use for Taliban.
Similar losses were inflicted on the rebels during a raid in the Treekh Nawar neighbourhood of Marja district.
On the other hand, the Taliban claimed killing a large number of security personnel in attacks in different parts of the province.
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