Operation ‘Hindukush’ leaves 24 Taliban dead in Badakhshan
According to local authorities in north-eastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, at least 24 Taliban militants were killed during military operations in this province.
The operation “Hindukush” was launched by Afghan special forces in north-eastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan to clear the volatile regions from the militants activities.
A spokesman for the Afghan special forces in northern Afghanistan, Ahmad Jawid Salim said at least four militants from Tajikista were also among those killed during the operations. The operations were launched mainly in Wardoj district where Taliban militants are actively operating in it’s various villages, and have created in it’s mountainous regions.
Wardoj district chief, Dawlat Mohammad Khawar said at least six villages have been cleared from militants so far, and operations in five other villages are still ongoing.
Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.