Taliban failed to conquer Shamalzoe district of Zabul province
Reporter: Firdous Rasooli
The Ministry of National Defense said Taliban have been defeated in Shamalzoe district of Zabul by broadcasting a newsletter. The Ministry of Defense’s newsletter reported that the Taliban stormed a group attack on the district building last night, but faced with a strong response of Afghanistan security and defense forces, as well as additional troops were deployed at the site. MOD has claimed that Taliban have suffered heavy casualties during this conflict, and after the defeat of the group fighters have fled from the area.
The Afghan Ministry of Defense has continued to state that the Afghan security forces, including ground and air forces participated in this operation, and these forces were able to target the Taliban and restrain their movements. In addition, the National Army has claimed that the Taliban fighters have been purged and prosecuted to crack down on the Taliban in the district.