Taliban militants have started an aggressive occupation operation in Afghanistan after the US announced the withdrawal of its forces by the end of August. At the same time, there have also been reports of support of Pakistani terrorist organizations to the Taliban. Meanwhile, 48 terrorists have been killed in an airstrike by the Afghan Air Force. These include 45 Taliban terrorists and three members of Pakistani terrorist organization.
The Afghan Defense Ministry gave this information on Sunday. “45 Taliban terrorists, including 3 Pakistanis belonging to the al-Qaeda terrorist network, were killed last night in an airstrike by the Air Force on a Taliban hideout on the outskirts of Lashkargah, Helmand provincial center last night,” the ministry said. Also, a large quantity of their weapons were destroyed.’
Earlier on Friday, at least 30 Pakistani nationals who were members of al-Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent were killed in airstrikes on Taliban positions in Helmand province. The Afghan Defense Ministry said that a total of 112 Taliban militants have been killed so far in the airstrikes in the city of Lashkargah.