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PublishDate: Sunday, November 1, 2020 15:36

Taliban Battered in ANA Operation across Afghanistan: MoD

FARYAB, Afghanistan – At least eight Taliban were killed and further 14 wounded in a battle with Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in Qaisar district of Faryab province Saturday night, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Security officials seized four IED after defusing the explosive during the operation.

“8 Taliban were killed and 14 others were wounded in reciprocal attacks of ANDSF in Qaisar district of Faryab Prov. last night,” said the MoD in a tweet. “4 IEDs were discovered and defused by #ANA during the operations.”


In another news from Helmand province in south Afghanistan, 10 Taliban were killed in an airstrike in Boshran area, according to the statement.

“10 Taliban were killed in an airstrike in Boshran area of Helmand provincial center, last night,” said MoD in a tweet. “Also, #ANA discovered and defused 11 IEDs which were placed by Taliban on public roads at the outskirts of Lashkargah city.”

Meanwhile, “12 Taliban were killed and 3 others were wounded after they attacked #ANDSF positions in Dehrawod district of Urzgan Prov. this morning,” said the MoD. “Additionally, a large amount of their weapons and ammunitions were destroyed.”

In Balkh, at least 3 Taliban were killed and 4 others were wounded. “These Taliban were planning to attack #ANDSF positions when were targeted by AAF,” according to the statement.


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