New Delhi, Aug 01: The Afghanistan Defense Forces destroyed the Taliban hideout in an airstrike carried out in the Zherai district of Kandahar province. Tens of terrorists had been killed and wounded as results of the airstrike.
At least 250 such insurgents have been killed whereas practically 100 had been wounded in battles at a number of main cities over the previous 24 hours, the federal government has mentioned.
Southern Kandahar – the birthplace of the Taliban – in addition to Helmand and Herat provinces have witnessed a number of assaults.
#Taliban terrorists hideouts had been focused by #AAF in Zherai district of #Kandahar province yesterday. Tens of #terrorists had been killed and wounded as results of the #airstrike. pic.twitter.com/mM1uVyeXMu
— Ministry of Defense, Afghanistan (@MoDAfghanistan) August 1, 2021
The warfare between the Taliban and Afghanistan’s nationwide safety and protection forces has intensified over the previous few months, as U.S. and NATO troops full their pullout from the war-torn nation. The Taliban are actually attempting to grab provincial capitals, after already taking smaller administrative districts in the previous months.
The Taliban in current days has swept throughout Afghanistan, pushing again the Afghan navy and taking up vital swaths of territory because the U.S. nears the ends of its withdrawal.
Approximately 650 troops are set to stay in the nation to safe the US diplomatic presence in Afghanistan, together with the embassy, and to help in securing Kabul’s worldwide airport, which is a vital facility for the motion of diplomats.
Story first printed: Sunday, August 1, 2021, 21:41 [IST]