19 Taliban militants killed, 4 vehicles including a car bomb destroyed in security forces raids
The security forces carried out separate operations in four provinces of the country killing at least 19 Taliban militants and destroying four vehicles including a car bomb.
“An Afghan special forces raid in Sayyidabad district of Wardak killed 5 Taliban fighters, detained 5 and destroyed 1 Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) and 6 IEDs,” the informed military sources said Monday.
The sources further added that the Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Bermal of Paktika province killing 5 Taliban fighters and arresting 3 others.
In the meantime, the sources said an airstrike in Bermal district of Paktika province killed 3 Taliban fighters and destroyed 1 vehicle.
The security forces force also carried out three airstrikes in Andar district of Ghazni province which killed 6 Taliban fighters and destroyed 2 vehicles.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.