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16 Taliban killed in Laghman operation

16 Taliban killed in Laghman operation

Jul 06, 2020 - 19:04

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than a dozen Talibaninfo-icon militants have been killed and half a dozen more wounded during a joint security forces operation in eastern Laghman province, an official said Monday.

Laghman intelligence chief Brig. Gen. Ghulam Haidar Rahmanzoi told a press conference that the intelligence operatives, National Policemen, Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and Public police order jointly conducted the clearing operation in Sargando Baba area on the outskirts of Jalalabad-Kabulinfo-icon highway late on Sunday night.

He said at least 16 Taliban militants were killed and six others wounded in the nighttime attack.

 On the other hand, Laghman police Chief Col. Manzoor Stanekzai assured people to have full cooperation with security forces for the security of Laghman province.

The Taliban have not yet commented on this regard.


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