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Afghan forces retake Warduj district in Badakhshan after five years

Afghan forces have recaptured Warduj district in northeast Badakhshan province after five years, the country's defense ministry said on Saturday.
Afghan forces retake Warduj district in Badakhshan after five years

Around 100 Taliban militants including their shadow governor for Badakhshan, Fasihuddin, were killed in the operation to free the district, the ministry said in a statement.
Taliban’s provincial military chief Hafiz was among dozens of militant commanders killed in the operation, it said.
Dozens of militants were wounded, the statement added.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Saturday 7 September 2019 11:55
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