Taliban suffer heavy casualties as 2 major IED factories destroyed in Nimroz

January 13, 2017

The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during an operation of the Afghan security forces in western Nimroz province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Thursday.

According to a statement by MoI, at least 80 Taliban insurgents were killed and two large Improvised Explosive Device (IED) factories were destroyed during the operation.

The statement further added that the militants suffered casualties during the operations which were launched ten days ago in Khashrud district.

According to MoI, a compound used by the shadow district governor of the Taliban was also destroyed during the operations and at least 20 foreign insurgents were killed.


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