Ghazni local authorities have reported that 249 Taliban insurgents including seven commanders of the group were killed in the past month. Meanwhile, authorities have said that 63 insurgents were injured and 32 others were arrested.
“During first month of new solar year, Afghan security forces and coalition air force, launched more than 100 air and commando operations in surrounding of center of the province and districts of the province,” said Wahidullah Kalimzai, governor of Ghazni on Monday during his visit from joint operation of security forces in center of the province.
According to Ghazni governor, these operations were launched on hideouts, centers and Taliban gatherings on the outskirts of the city and Khwaja Omari, Khogyani, Gelan, Waghaz, Giro, Andar, Nawa, Qarabagh, Moqor and Ab Band districts of Ghazni.
“34 security forces were killed and 22 others wounded in the past month,” Ghazni governor stressed.
Kalimzai added that, during the first month of new solar year 11 civilians were killed and 27 others, including women and children, were injured.