25 September 2017

News Story: Key militant leaders among 10 dead in airstrikes in northern Afghan province

Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano Ground Attack Aircraft
MAIMANA, Afghanistan, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Afghan security forces launched airstrikes leaving at least 10 militants dead and 25 others wounded in northern province of Faryab, an official said Sunday.

The strikes took place Saturday evening in the restive Khawja Sabz Posh and Daulat Abad districts of the province, where a military operation codenamed "Naweed 3 Operation" is ongoing, said Nasratullah Jamshidi, spokesman of army 209 Shaheen Corps based in the area.

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