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36 Taliban killed in Kunduz airstrikes

36 Taliban killed in Kunduz airstrikes

Nov 18, 2018 - 15:24

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Thirty-six Talibaninfo-icon have been killed and 38 others injured during airstrikes in the Dasht-i-Arch district of northern Kunduz province, officials said on Sunday.

Lt. Col. Abdul Qayyuom Nuristani, spokesman for the Commando Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News commando forces of 10th battalion conducted clearing operations in Dasht-i-Arch district on Saturday night.

He said 36 Taliban were killed and 38 others injured during the operations.

He said the Qarlaq, Saifuddin poul, Etesalat Tapa, Kunduz Bandar and other areas had been cleared of the Taliban during the overnight attacks.

District Police Chief Col. Mohammad Umar said Special Forces conducted the raids on Taliban positions two nights earlier.

“We did not have information, but latter came to know that 30 Taliban had been killed during the operations,”

The Taliban have not yet spoken about the incident.



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