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PublishDate: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 10:01

Officials Deny Reports Afghan Forces Trapped in Ambush Attack

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army Commando Corps freed Maidan Wardak-Jalriz highway from Taliban, denying reports said Afghan forces are trapped in an ambush by the Taliban insurgents in Maidan Wardark province.

In a report Monday, Mehdi Rasekh, a representative of Maidan Wardak in the parliament, said a long convoy of the Afghan security forces are trapped in an ambush by the Taliban on Highway No. 2 of the province.

“Commando forces cleared off Maidan -Jalriz_highway from today,” said the MoD in a tweet. “Reports about the blockade of these forces by the Taliban are false.”

Official did not provide further details but said, “commando forces will continue their operations and will not allow the enemy to harass Afghans along this highway.”

Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.

 

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