Afghan forces kill 200 terrorists in Nawa district

Samarth Srivastava
Published on: 9 July 2017 11:24 AM GMT
Afghan forces kill 200 terrorists in Nawa district
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Kabul: As many as 200 Taliban terrorists were killed over the past week by Afghan forces in Nawa district of Helmand province here.

The government forces backed by helicopter gunships have been targeting Taliban positions over the past week.

The security forces would spare no efforts to restore stability in the troubled district, he said.

Meanwhile, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Majahid said the militants, who are in control of Nawa district over the past year, have foiled security forces' design to recapture the isolated district.

Majahid claimed that nine security personnel were killed and the government forces offensive to recapture the district has been repulsed.

Nawa, Marja, Sangin and a few more districts of the poppy growing Helmand province have been the scene of fierce fighting over the past few years.

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Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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