ANA inflict heavy casualties on Taliban in the past 24 hours
[KhaamaPress] Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defense in a released statement said Saturday, that the Taliban
suffered heavy casualties across the country.
MoD tweeted that at least 28 Taliban were killed and 28 others were maimed in Nangarhar
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..
...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...
, Ghazni, Kandahar, Zabul, 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...
, Farah and Balkh during the past 24 hours.
The ministry added, that ANDSF discovered and defused 34 IEDs placed by the Taliban on the Public roads.
In the meantime, the Ministry of Defense said 3 Taliban Death Eaters were killed and two others were maimed in an ANA operation in the Zherai district of Kandahar province on Saturday.
According to the report, vast areas were cleared of Taliban influence and some weapons belonging to the Death Eater group were also seized.
This comes as three coppers were killed in an insider attack at Senjedak checkpoint in Muqur district of Badghis province, media reported.
In another security incident, Two non-combatants were killed when a Taliban mortar shell hit the main market of Balkh district in Balkh province, Balkh police told media.
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