Five militants including a Taliban shadow governor for Azra district of the eastern Logar province were killed as fighting aircraft targeted the armed group's hideout Sunday evening, provincial police spokesman Shahpor Ahmadzai said Monday.
At least seven militants loyal to the Taliban group were killed and eight others wounded following an ambush by security forces in the southern Helmand province on Wednesday, provincial police chief Abdul Salam Afghan said Thursday.
Government forces have recaptured Bilchiragh district in the northern Faryab province, forcing the Taliban militants to retreat from the restive area, said a statement of provincial government released here Tuesday.
Taliban militants claim that the US soldiers saved fighters affiliated with the Daesh terrorist group as well as their local leaders by helicopters from a siege they were trapped in the eastern province of Kunar.
Units of Afghanistan special force stormed a Taliban bastion in Gurziwan district of the northern Faryab province, killing five insurgents and dismantled two hideouts, said a statement from the provincial government released here on Friday.
A key road connecting one of the most visited Khakriz district to Afghanistan southern Kandahar provincial capital the Kandahar city, was reopened to traffic after two years of blockage, an army commander in the restive province Hajji Woror Achakzai said Monday.
Eight militants have been confirmed dead and nine others sustained injuries as a clash erupted in Pashtrod district of the western Farah province on Sunday, provincial police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib said Monday.