Over 100 Afghan Taliban killed, claims Afghanistan Military
KABUL - Over 100 Afghan Taliban killed, claims Afghanistan Military. The Afghan Special Forces claims least 100 Taliban militants were killed and arrested 88 others during the operations in northern Baghlan province.
The military sources said Friday the Special Forces conducted the operations in Pul-e Khumri and Dahan-e Ghori districts of Baghlan province, Khaama Press has reported.
The sources further added that the Special Forces also destroyed a cache of weapons during the operations.
The Ministry of Defense on Thursday announced that the Afghan forces recaptured Dahan-e Ghori district from Taliban militants after almost three years.
According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense, the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces captured the district late on Wednesday night.
The statement further added that the security forces inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants during the operation to capture the district.