Afghanistan: 15 Taliban fighters killed

Herat Province [Afghanistan]: As many as 15 Taliban fighters were killed in Afghan forces operations here, stated local officials on Saturday.

Tolo News quoted Herat governor’s spokesman Jailani Farhad as stating that the operation was conducted in Zarkoh district where 15 Taliban militants including nine commanders of the group were killed.

He also said that Taliban’s shadow district governor Mullah Abdulrahman, along with his five fighters, were killed in a separate airstrike in Ghorian district.

Different parts of the Obe and Pashtun Kot districts were cleared of Taliban, Farhad asserted.
However, the Taliban is yet to comment on the report.