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Operation to recapture Baghlan’s Barfak district launched

Operation to recapture Baghlan’s Barfak district launched

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May 18, 2018 - 10:07

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Afghan Special Forces have made progress during operation for the recapture of Tala Wa Barfak district in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Friday.

Mohammad Hanif Rezae, spokesman for the 209th Shaheen Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News Afghan security forces have launched operation for the recapture of Tala Wa Barfak district since Thursday evening.

At least 12 Talibaninfo-icon have been killed, seven others injured, important Taliban trenched destroyed and security forces have advanced towards the district centre.

He added forces have launched operations from the Bamyan province side as well.

He said civilians suffered no casualties during the operations while three security forces injured as a result of mortar shell.

Police Spokesman Zabihullah Shujae confirmed clash in the Shutar Jangal area of Barfak district and added security forces have moved on towards the district centre.

The Taliban have not yet spoken about clash in Barfak district.

The Taliban one week earlier captured the Tala Wa Barfak district after group attacks from multiple sides.

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