8 militants killed in airstrikes in central Afghanistan

  04 August 2019    Read: 862
8 militants killed in airstrikes in central Afghanistan

Eight Taliban militants have been killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, command of Afghan special forces said Sunday, AzVision.az reported citing Xinhua.

"Acting on a confirmed tip-off, the Afghan Air Force conducted airstrikes against Taliban positions in Dihrawud district on Saturday, killing eight combatant enemies," Afghan National Army Special Operations Corps said in a statement.

Some amount of weapons and ammunition were also destroyed in the sortie.

The restive province has been the scene of heavy clashes between security forces and Taliban for long.

Clashes between government forces and Taliban fighters often get intense in spring and summer as the seasons are locally branded as the fighting time of year.

The Taliban group has not made comments yet.

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