News Desk, Amar Ujala, Kabul
Published by: Jeet Kumar
Updated Mon, 26 Jul 2021 12:36 AM IST
General Kenneth McKenzie said the United States has increased airstrikes in support of Afghan forces over the past several days and we are prepared to continue this increased level of support for Afghanistan in the coming weeks if the Taliban continues their strikes. .
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At the same time, according to a report, the US general said that the US will continue airstrikes to support Afghan troops. The US began its withdrawal in early May, and violence escalated after rebels launched widespread strikes just days after the last day of foreign troops.
The Taliban pushed back the Afghan army with deadly attacks, besieging and capturing several districts and several provincial capitals. US Army General Kenneth McKenzie said the United States has increased airstrikes in support of Afghan forces over the past several days and if the Taliban continues their strikes, we look forward to continuing this increased level of support for Afghanistan in the coming weeks. are ready for
Afghan army airstrikes intensified, more than 30 Taliban terrorists killed
The Afghan Air Force carried out air strikes in two more provinces after killing 20 Taliban militants in an airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar on Friday. More than 30 Taliban militants were killed in these two attacks while 17 others were injured. The country’s Defense Ministry has confirmed this on Saturday.
Xinhua news agency quoted Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defense as saying that warplanes targeted terrorist targets in the villages of Murgab and Hasan Tabin on the outskirts of Shibarghan, the provincial capital of northern Jazzan province. In this action 19 terrorists were killed and 15 others were injured.
According to a defense ministry statement, 14 Taliban, including two non-Afghan militants, were killed and two others wounded in an air force attack on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, the capital of southern Helmand province.
Three vehicles, six motorcycles, two bunkers and a large cache of arms and ammunition of the terrorists were destroyed in the entire operation. Let us tell you that the Taliban have captured half of Afghanistan’s 419 districts with the withdrawal of US and NATO forces.