[ToloNews] Afghan commandos freed five people from a Taliban
prison in Kunduz city on Sunday night, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement on Monday.
The operation was launched in Qush Tepa village in Kunduz city's District 4 on Sunday night, the statement said, adding that "12 Taliban were killed and eight others were arrested during the operation."
Taliban has not commented on the operation.
In the pas two weeks, the security forces have launched operations in Baghlan, Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
...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...
provinces in which nearly 100 people including security force members were rescued by the Afghan commands.