Afghanistan, November 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Interior Affairs on Sunday
released a list of 70 Taliban commanders killed in Afghanistan’s war-torn
provinces of Helmand and Kandahar in operations carried out by Afghan forces in
response to attacks by the group that started more than a month ago, reported
Presenting the list to
reporters, Interior Affairs Ministry’s spokesman Tariq Arian also said that 152
Pakistani fighters were killed in Helmand province.
According to the ministry, 20
of the Taliban commanders belonged from various parts of Helmand and were
leading groups of 45-100 members.
Mawlawi Musa Jan, Qari Mohammad, Rohullah, Mullah Nek Mohammad, Atiqullah,
Mullah Sardar, Mullah Anargul, Wali Mohammad, Mullah Idris, Mullah Samad,
Sharifullah, Mullah Mohammad Isa and Mullah Amanullah are the Taliban
commanders killed in Helmand, according to the data.
The list also described that
10 commanders killed in Helmand came from Uruzgan, Kandahar and Ghazni to help
their fighters in Helmand.
These 10 commanders include
Mullah Mohibullah, Mullah Shah Wali, Mullah Ishaq, Abdul Rahman, Mullah
Payenda, Mullah Baridad, Mullah Juma Gul, Mullah Mustafa, Mullah Amanullah,
Mullah Khairkhwah, Mullah Toryalai, Ejaz-Ul-Haq, and Badri Janan.
Meanwhile, the data showed 40
commanders that were killed in Kandahar, which include Mawlawi Munir, Mullah
Saifuddin, Mullah Sazuddin, Qari Labib, Mullah Talib, Mullah Sediq, Abdul
Latif, Isa Mohammad, Noorullah, Ainuddin, Musa, Abdul Waris, Mullah Abdullah,
Sardar Mohammad among others reported TOLO News.
At least 30 Taliban
commanders were wounded in Helmand clashes, Arian said, adding that Taliban
attacks were repelled by Afghan forces in Helmand, Kandahar, and other southern
provinces under the active defense framework.
Although clashes are ongoing
in southern provinces, Arian said that the Taliban has been defeated in the
Arian said that at least 134
civilians were killed and 289 more were wounded in Taliban attacks in the last
25 days. (ANI)
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