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2019-12-18 Afghanistan
38 Taliban militants killed in Special Forces raids, airstrikes in 12 provinces
[KhaamaPress] A series of Arclight airstrike
s and Special Forces’ raids killed at least 35 Talibs in 12 provinces in the past 24 hours, the military officials said Tuesday.

The Special Forces conducted the operations in Chahar Darah and Imam Sahib districts of Kunduz, Shah Wali Kot of Kandahar, Baraki Barak of Pashtun-infested Logar, Hisark of Nangarhar

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The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
, Qarghh’l of Laghman
...Afghan province with a population of about 445,600, which is multi-ethnic and mostly a rural society. During the invasions of Alexander the Great, the area was known as Lampaka, wich is apparently Olde Macedonian for Laghman.The city of Mihtarlam serves as the bucolic capital of the province. The population is half Pashtun, the remainder Tadjik and Pashai. It had a repution for great wealth until it was conquered in the tenth century by Abu Mansur Sabuktigin.
He conquered it and set fire to the places in its vicinity which were inhabited by infidels, and demolishing the idol-temples, he established Islam in them, He marched and captured other cities and killed the polluted wretches, destroying the idolatrous and gratifying the Musulmans. After wounding and killing beyond all measure, his hands and those of his friends became cold in counting the value of the plundered property.
After that it was mostly notable for the production of dirt, rocks, and holy men...
, Nejrab of Kapisa, Shindand of Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
, Almar of Faryab, Deh Yak of Ghazni and Now Zad of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
According to military officials, the Special Forces also arrested 11 Talibs and destroyed multiple caches of weapons during the same operations.

The officials further added that the security forces conducted the airstrikes in Chahar Darah of Kunduz, Shah Wali Kot of Kandahar, Jalrayz of Wardak, Nad Ali of Helmand and Bermal fo Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group has not commented regarding the operations and airstrikes so far.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-12-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [232 views ]  Top
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#1 Didn't the Talibs just bail on some peace talks?
I'm seeing this pattern where every time they walk away from a deal, a whole bunch of them get whacked. Almost as if someone wants to send a message.
Posted by SteveS 2019-12-18 00:51||   2019-12-18 00:51|| Front Page Top

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