Sunday, 01 August 2021 01:10 GMT

Afghanistan- Taliban Shadow District Chief Among 20 Killed in Kandahar Raid

(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KANDAHAR CITY - At least 20 Taliban insurgents including a shadow district chief have been killed and 11 others wounded during operation in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.
Maj. Ahmad Sadiq Isa, spokesman for 205th Atal Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces conducted air-and-ground operation in the district.
He said the Taliban's shadow district chief named Mullah Sharif among 20 rebels was killed and 11 others wounded. Four vehicles, weapons and some hideouts belonging to rebels were also destroyed during the raid.
He added civilians and security forces suffered no casualties in the raid. (Pajhwok)


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