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5 Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan 

5 Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan 

KABUL, Aug. 21 (Press Shia) – Five Taliban militants were killed following an airstrike conducted by Afghan Special Forces in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, the government military said."On Monday morning, on a confirmed tip off, Afghanistan Operational Coordination Group (AOCG) carried out an airstrike on a Taliban position in Sherzad district, Nangarhar province,...

Taliban's attack repelled in N Afghanistan, 10 militants dead 

Taliban's attack repelled in N Afghanistan, 10 militants dead 

SHIBERGHAN, Aug. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – As many as 10 Taliban militants were killed in an Afghan forces' counter-attack operation in northern Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday."Unknown number of militants attacked army positions in Jangal-e-Arigh area of Aqcha district Friday. The army personnel launched a counter-attack raid, killing 10 militants," Nastraullah...

Almost 1700 civilians died in Afghanistan in last 6 months

Almost 1700 civilians died in Afghanistan in last 6 months

KABUL, Jul. 18 (Press Shia) – Of the more than 1,700 dead civilians reported in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2017, the United Nations attributed 327 -almost a fifth of the total- to the pro-governmental forces.The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) confirmed a total of 1,662 dead civilians between January 1st and June 30, including 174 women confirmed as dead,...

71 militants killed in Afghan forces fresh operations 

71 militants killed in Afghan forces fresh operations 

KABUL, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Up to 71 armed militants have been killed during series of operations across the conflict-hit Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, said a statement of Interior Ministry released here on Monday. "Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 12 Counter-Terrorism operations to clear some areas from terrorists and enemies and as a result 71 rebels...

Airstrikes kill 18 militants in N Afghan province 

Airstrikes kill 18 militants in N Afghan province 

KUNDUZ, Apr. 09 (Press Shia) – A total of 18 militants were killed and eight others injured after the aircrafts targeted Taliban hideouts in Dasht-e-Archi and Chardara districts in Afghan northern Kunduz province Saturday night, an army spokesman in the province, Abdul Khalil said Sunday.According to the official, a Taliban key commander Mawlawi Wahidullah is also among those killed in the...

Afghan forces kill 9 ISIL militants 

Afghan forces kill 9 ISIL militants 

JALALABAD, Apr. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – A total of nine militants loyal to the hardliner ISIL group were killed and two others arrested after clash erupted in Achin district of the eastern Nangarhar province, police spokesman in the province Hazrat Hussian Mashriqwal said Tuesday.The clash, according to the official, erupted after units of police launched operations in parts of Achin district...

7 militants killed, 19 injured in N Afghan clashes 

7 militants killed, 19 injured in N Afghan clashes 

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Apr. 04(Press Shia) – Seven militants were killed and 19 others wounded in two separate clashes in northern Afghanistan, said a military statement on Tuesday.In one incident, six militants were killed and 18 others injured after fighting flared up between security forces and militants in Guzar village, Chimtal district in Balkh province on Monday, according to the statement by...

41 militants killed, 25 injured in Afghanistan in past 24 hrs: gov't 

41 militants killed, 25 injured in Afghanistan in past 24 hrs: gov't 

KABUL, Jan. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 41 militants were killed and 25 others injured after Afghan army, police and intelligence agency personnel launched wide-scale operations against insurgents' hideouts within the past 24 hours, said a statement of Afghanistan's Defense Ministry Sunday. "During the past 24 hours, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conducted joint...

Afghan forces destroy Taliban weapon cache in western province 

Afghan forces destroy Taliban weapon cache in western province 

HERAT, Jan. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Units of Afghan army raided a Taliban hideout in Shindand district of the western Herat province and destroyed a huge weapon cache of the militants early Saturday, an army spokesman Mehdi Qadiri said. "Units of Army's Special Forces launched the operations early today and blown up a huge weapon cache of the rebels in Shindand district," Qadiri told...