19 Taliban Militants Killed, 3 Stronghold Wrecked in Uruzgan Clashes

At least 19 Taliban insurgents killed during an operation carried by Afghan National Army (ANA) in Dehrawood district of Uruzgan on Monday, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement.

According to the statement, the Taliban plotted an attack against the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), which was foiled in cooperation by the national army forces.

“19 Taliban were killed during preemptive operations of ANA in Dehrawood district of Uruzgan province yesterday,” said the MoD in a tweet. “They had gathered and prepared to attack ANDSF positions when they were targeted by ANA and AAF.”
Meanwhile, further 11 Taliban were wounded and three of their “strongholds and a large amount of their weapons were destroyed” during the operation.

1 / December 2020
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