27 July 2017

News Story: 9 Taliban killed in Afghan special force operation

Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano Ground-Attack Aircraft
KABUL, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Nine Taliban militants were killed Wednesday when Afghan Special Operation Forces conducted an airstrike in the country's eastern province of Kunar, the military said.

"Nine key members of Taliban terrorist group were killed after Afghanistan Operational Coordination Group (AOCG) carried out an airstrike at around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday in Dara-e-Pech district, Kunar province," the AOCG said in a statement.

The statement noted that further details about the strike will be shared with the media later on the day.

Read the full story at Xinhua