Afghan Air Force claims killing 450 Afghan Taliban

Afghan Air Force claims killing 450 Afghan Taliban

KABUL - Afghan Air Force claims killing 450 Afghan Taliban in recent airstrikes across the country.

The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan has claimed that the airstrikes have left at least 450 Taliban militants dead in past one week, Khaama Press has reported.

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense “Despite unsuitable weather condition and heavy snowfall, over the past week, Afghan Air Forces carried out airstrikes on the enemies’ havens in order to ensure security.”

The statement further added “These air operations were launched in Sangen district of Helmand, Sancharak district of Sarepul, Dashte-Qala district of Takhar, Qarabagh, Dehyak and Andar districts of Ghazni, Hesarak district of Nangarhar, Zurmat district of Paktia, Shulgara district of Balkh, Shahwalikut district of Kandahar and vicinity of Trenkut city.

As a result, 350 terrorists including Shafiqullah, Mullah Zanjer, Mullah Noor Ahmad known as Khalid, Abdullah, Zahidullah, Yousuf, Badruddin, Mullah Faizullah, Mawlai Nematullah, Mawlawi Muhammadi, Mullah Noorulhaq and Mullah Temoor Shah, Local commanders were killed. Tens of their fighting positions, hideouts and depots destroyed as well.”