MOD: 23 Taliban killed and wounded in Badghis province
Security officials say 23 Taliban insurgents were killed and wounded in an attack on security checkpoints in the Qadis district of Badghis province.
The 207th Zafar Corps Corps wrote in a newsletter on Wednesday (November 12): “A group of Taliban intended to attack a number of security checkpoints in the village (Qarchaqi, Kete Giran, and Abbakhsh) on the way from Qala-e-Naw to Qadis. Which faced strong resistance from the country’s security and defense forces.
As a result of these clashes, 16 Taliban fighters named Abdul Manan, Mullah Sattar, Mohibullah, Ziber, Abdul Rahim, and two Taliban leaders named Qari Ibrahim and Ghulam Sakhi were killed and seven others were wounded.
It is also stated in the newsletter that during these clashes, eight motorcycles, a number of weapons of various types including Bezbzak, and two mines were destroyed by these forces.
Meanwhile, Badghis is one of the most insecure provinces in the country, where the Taliban have a large presence in most parts and districts of the province.