The Taliban faced severe casualties when Air Forces targeted their gatherings and hideouts in the city of Shebergan, killing nearly 200 members of the terror outfit.
“More than 200 taliban terrorist were killed in Shebergan city after Air Forces targeted their gathering and hideouts today evening. A large number of their weapons and ammunition and more than 100s of their vehicles were destroyed as a result of the airstrikes,” tweeted Fawad Aman, an Afghan defence ministry official.
The Taliban gathering was targeted by a B-52 bomber in Shebergan city of Jawzjan province today evening at 6:30 pm.
“Taliban’s gathering was targeted by B-52 in Shebergan city, Jawzjan province today evening at 6:30 pm. The terrorists have suffered heavy casualties as a result of a US Air Forces airstrike,” tweeted the Afghan defence ministry official.
A Pakistani terrorist was also arrested by Afghan commando forces in the outskirts of Ghazni provincial centre.
He was involved in terrorist activities and the killing of civilians.
The capital of Jawzjan province in northern Afghanistan fell to the Taliban after week-long violent clashes with the government forces.
The Afghan news agency reported that the strategic city of Sheberghan is the second provincial capital to fall to the Taliban in the last two days.