Afghan Security Forces Arrest 71 Taliban Insurgents in Baghlan

At least 71 Taliban fighters were arrested in operations by Afghan forces in northern Baghlan province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.

MoD in a press release said that as a result of joint clearance operation, the Dand-e Ghori district of Baghlan province has been cleared of insurgents.

“During the operations in Dand-e Ghori, Dand-e Shahabuddin and Kelagay districts of Baghlan, dozens of Taliban including the intelligence chief of the group for Tala-o-Barfak district were killed”, the press release said.

The press release also said the security forces operations are seriously underway in Dand-e Shahabuddin and Kelagay districts, a large number of the hideouts, weaponry cache, arms and weapns, of Taliban have been destroyed in the operations.

23 / October 2019
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