Security officials say 227 Taliban fighters have been killed and wounded in clashes between the Taliban and security forces in several provinces.
“As a result of clashes between security forces and the Taliban in the past 24 hours in Laghman, Logar, Ghazni, Wardak, Herat, Ghor, Faryab, Balkh, Baghlan provinces, the Ministry of Defense wrote in a newsletter on Tuesday (April 27): “Takhar, Kunduz, Helmand, and Kandahar killed 135 Taliban insurgents and wounded 92 others.”
The bulletin adds that during the attacks of the security forces, a large number of weapons and ammunition of the terrorists fell into the hands of the security forces and several hideouts of this group were completely destroyed.
The ministry’s bulletin states that the country’s security and defense forces discovered and defused 72 rounds of various types of landmines that had been moved by the Taliban in different parts of the country to target civilians and security forces.
Meanwhile, the Istanbul meeting on peace talks in Afghanistan has been delayed due to the absence of Taliban political leaders, which has raised frustrations with the progress of peace talks among the country’s citizens.
The Taliban say they are not willing to talk to Afghan and world leaders until the full withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.
40 Taliban insurgents killed and wounded in three provinces
Security officials say 42 Taliban insurgents have been killed in operations by security forces in three provinces.
The Ministry of National Defense wrote in a press release on Sunday (April 23rd): “28 Taliban fighters have been killed as a result of targeted operations by special forces with the support of the air force in Jalrez (Maidan Wardak province).”
“In another separate operation in Muqar and Gilan districts of Ghazni province, a group of terrorists who planned to attack security forces’ positions was targeted by airstrikes before reaching the target,” the ministry said in a statement. “As a result, 12 of them were killed and 6 others were injured.”
“In another clash between security forces and Taliban fighters on the Aliabad Khan Abad-Kunduz highway, the group’s leader Zia al-Din (known as Bilal) was killed, another wounded and another detained on the battlefield,” the ministry said. “It has been.”
On the other hand, the organization claims that during these clashes between the security forces and the Taliban, a number of enemy vehicles and weapons were completely destroyed.
Meanwhile, peace talks are progressing slowly, and on the other hand, the fire of war between security forces and Taliban fighters has intensified in different parts of the country.