23 insurgents were killed and injured in Takhar
During clashes between Afghan security and defense forces and Taliban in Goortapa village of Khwaja Ghar district in Takhar 17 insurgents including Abdullah so called Toofan a key commander of the group was killed and 6 other got injured during these clashes. 209 shaheen corps has claimed that security forces participating in the operation were able to clear several villages from Taliban presence according to the newsletter.
209 Shaheen Corps also said: Toofan 10 operation was stopped for one week for the cause of operations in other provinces. But they hope by beginning of this operation they would be able to eliminate most Talib fighter in Khwaja Ghar and surrounded districts.