Dozens of Taliban militants killed in latest Special Forces operations, airstrikes
According to informed military sources, Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Alahsay district of Kapisa province killing Taliban commander Amanullah and two other leaders.
The sources further added that an air strike in Chimtal district of Balkh province killed 7 Taliban fighters. Afghan Special Forces conducted separate raids in Uruzgan province killing 15 Taliban fighters and destroying 50 KG of homemade explosives, and a small weapons cache.
Afghan Special Forces also conducted a raid in Bakwah district of Farah province and confiscated 50KG of Methamphetaine, 2 KG of heroin and 30 KG of morphine-based substance, the source said, adding that the Special Forces conducted a similar raid in Nad Ali district of Helmand province killing 11 Taliban fighters and destroying a small weapons cache and homemade explosive material.
In the meantime, airstrikes were carried out in Helmand province leaving 9 Taliban fighters dead in Nahr-e-Saraj and 6 others in Sangin district, the sources added.