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Afghanistan: US air strike hits Taliban fighting positions in Kandahar Taliban
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Afghanistan: US air strike hits Taliban fighting positions in Kandahar

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Jul 2021, 11:45 am

The US military launched four airstrikes recently which targeted military equipment seized by the Taliban, media reports said.

Pentagon spokesperson John Kerby said the airstrikes were launched in areas including Kandahar province.

The aerial strikes were conducted in support of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces and have targeted military equipment seized by the Taliban, Khaama Press reported.

The equipment included an artillery piece and a vehicle.

John Kerby though did not disclose the locations from where the strikes were launched, the US has various aircraft based in the Middle East including warplanes aboard an aircraft carrier, fighters, and bombers in the Persian Gulf area, reports the news agency.