Afghan forces kill 20 Taliban fighters in Farah

Salaam Times

KABUL -- Afghan National and Defence Security Forces (ANDSF) killed at least 20 Taliban militants and wounded 18 others in Farah Province, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Monday (July 1).

The fighting took place in Bala Buluk District as the militants were preparing to attack a security checkpoint in the area, the ANDSF said without providing details on the timing.

Two Taliban local commanders were among those killed, it added.

The Taliban did not immediately comment.

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