7 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Airstrike in South of Afghanistan

Kabul, – At least seven Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan.

The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Monday that the airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of the provincial capital of the province.

According to a statement by MoD, a compound belonging to the Taliban insurgents was also destroyed in the airstrike, Afghan News Agency (Khaama) reported.

Uruzgan is among the relatively volatile provinces in souther Afghanistan where the Taliban insurgents and militants belonging to other militant groups are actively operating in its various provinces and often carry out insurgency activities.

The Taliban group launched a coordinated attack on the provincial capital Tarinkot city earlier this but the attack was repulsed before the group manage to seize it’s control.

Source: Qatar News Agency