Airstrike in Zabul Kills & Wounds Seven Taliban Insurgents

Three Taliban militants have been killed and four more suffered injuries after an airstrike in the southern Afghan province of Zabul, the country’s military said in a statement on Saturday.

According to the Afghan National Army’s 205th Corps, the operation was a preemptive strike on militants who planned to carry out an attack on military posts in the Mizan district of the province.

Mullah Abrar, a Taliban commander, was among those killed in the airstrike, the 205th corps said.

The Taliban has yet to comment on the incident.

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