KABUL, Afghanistan At least four Taliban insurgents were killed following an Afghan Special Operations Forces-related airstrikes in the country's southern province of Zabul on Saturday, the command of special forces said Sunday.
"The strikes were conducted against militants of Taliban terrorist outfit in Shahjoy and Shinkay districts and two insurgents' motorcycles were also destroyed," Operational Coordination Group Afghanistan said in a statement.
Afghan forces and the NATO and U.S.-led coalition troops continued in mopping-up operations as spring and summer known as fighting season is drawing near in the mountainous country.
The Taliban insurgent group, which has been waging an insurgency of more than 17 years, has yet to make comments on the report. -- NNN-XINHUA
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK