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Militants suffer casualties in Badakhshan airstrike

At least 21 militants were killed in an airstrike in Jurm district of northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military in the North said.

 

At least 21 militants were killed in an airstrike in Jurm district of northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military in the North said.

According to a statement released by 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North, the Air Force carried out an airstrike in Khastak valley of Jurm district on Friday.

The statement further added that the airstrike left at least 18 militants dead while three others sustained injuries.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that three Hilux vehicles, a hatchback car, a motorcycle, and some weapons and munitions were also destroyed during the same airstrike.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.

Badakhshan is among the relatively volatile provinces in Northeast of Afghanistan where the anti-government armed militants including Taliban are active in some of its districts.

 

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