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25 Taliban killed, 18 injured in Uruzgan raids

25 Taliban killed, 18 injured in Uruzgan raids

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Nov 13, 2018 - 20:03

TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Twenty-five Talibaninfo-icon have been killed and 18 others injured during Special Forces operations in central Uruzgan province, security official said on Tuesday.

Mohammad Sadiq Esa, deputy spokesman of the 205th Atal Military Corps in the south, told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation took place on Monday night.

Special Forces conducted the overnight raids in the Poza area of Chori district and Chapa Khakh and Nachin localities of Tarinkot, the provincial capital, he said.

Security forces also seized weapons and ammunition during the operations.

A reliable source in Kabulinfo-icon acknowledged the Special Forces raid in Uruzgan and added Taliban militants who took part in Malistan, Jaghori and Khas Uruzgan attacks had been killed during the operation.

Taliban Spokesman QariYousuf Ahmadi claimed killing one foreign soldier and six Afghan security personnel during clash in Tarinkot.

Clearing operations in Tarinkot had been launched from the past three days.

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