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Key Taliban Commanders Among 31 Killed in Faryab Operations ANA

Key Taliban Commanders Among 31 Killed in Faryab Operations: ANA

MAIMANA – The Afghan forces killed 31 Taliban militants including 8 key commanders of the group during the operations in Faryab province, Afghan National Army (ANA) said in a statement.
As per the statement, the security forces killed the militants in Nazirabad and Hazar Qala villages of Pashtun Kot district.
“The security forces wounded 19 Taliban militants during the same operations,” the 209th Shaheen Corps statement added.
According to reports, the Afghan Air Force (AAF) also supported the ground troops during the operations and carried out multiple airstrikes targeting the Taliban fighting positions and their hideouts.
Meanwhile, the 209th Shaheen Corps said airstrikes also destroyed a weapon depot of the militants, 15 motorcycles and various heavy and small arms.
According to 209th Shaheen Corps, a soldier of the Afghan National Police (ANP) Faryab also lost his life in the operation and 3 others sustained injuries.
Taliban have not yet confirmed the incident so far.
(Sahar News)

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