60 Taliban terrorists killed by Afghan forces after 6-day battle
Kabul: As many as 60 Taliban terrorists are killed by Afghanistan army and police in Sar-e-Pol region here on Sunday. The region was witnessing a fierce battle between the security forces and terrorists since last six days.
After successful operation by Afghan security forces, provincial Governor Mohammad Zahir Wahdat said:
- The security forces, as a result of operations which lasted for six days, have liberated five villages with a population of more than 10,000 residents from Taliban clutches in Sancharak district.
- During the operation, an essential road linking Sancharak to Darzab district was reopened.
- Taliban, after six months of having control over the road, were dislodged from the area,
About 11 security personnel have lost their lives while 19 others injured in the mishap.
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