Afghan special forces kill 30 elite Taliban fighters in Nangarhar
NANGARHAR -- Special forces of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) killed at least 30 members of the Taliban's elite Red Unit during an operation in Nangarhar Province, the provincial press office said in a statement Monday (June 10).
The operation took place Sunday night (June 9) in the Kodikhil area of Shirzad District, said the statement.
At least 14 other militants were wounded, the statement said, adding that three Pakistanis were among those killed.
Weapons, roadside bombs and vehicles belonging to the militants were destroyed during the operation, officials said.