Afghan forces seize Taliban hideout in Nangarhar

Salaam Times

NANGARHAR -- Afghan forces stormed a major hideout of Taliban militants in Lalpur District, Nangarhar Province, the provincial government press office said in a statement Wednesday (April 10).

The operation occurred in the Shahkoti area of Lalpur District, the statement said, without giving details on the timing. The hideout served as a base for plotting terrorist activities as well as a prison, it added.

Troops confiscated weapons and ammunition belonging to the militants, according to the press office.

No civilians were harmed, officials said.

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