Afghan Military claims retaking key district from Afghan Taliban

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Afghan Military claims retaking key district from Afghan Taliban

KABUL - Afghan Military claims retaking key district from Afghan Taliban captured by militants two years ago from the Afghan Forces.

The Ministry of Defense on Sunday reported that the Jaghato district in Ghazni province was retaken after two years under the Taliban’s control.

This district in the north of the province was freed in an operation titled “Mobeen,”which utilized the support of airstrikes. The statement said that several mines were defused, and that the Taliban suffered huge casualties in the operation, although numbers were not provided.

The re-taking of Jaghato district opens access to the provincial center for the districts of Malestan, Jaghori, Ajristan and Nawur.