Afghan forces recapture district town from Taliban after nine months

Afghan forces recapture district town from Taliban after nine months

India Blooms News Service

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Afghanistan, Jul 17 (IBNS) : The Afghan national defence and security forces on Monday regained the control of the district centre of Nawa in southern Helmand province, nine months after it was captured by the Taliban insurgents, state-run Khaama Press reported.

According to the local government officials, the control of the district centre  fell to Afghan forces during the operations in the morning..

The officials further added that clearance operations are still underway by the joint forces, mainly focusing on clearing the mines planted by the Taliban insurgents.

This comes as General Radmanish, MOD deputy spokesperson said Sunday that the clearance operation is ongoing in the south and north parts of Nawa district aiming to completely clear the district of brutal Taliban presence. He said ANDSF are now controlling Nawa district and are clearing mines and IEDs planted by Taliban to protect civilian lives.

 

Afghan forces recapture district town from Taliban after nine months

India Blooms News Service
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