A senior group member of the Taliban group has been killed in an airstrike conducted amid ongoing operations in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, the local officials said Saturday.
The Afghan president appreciated the US strategy for Afghanistan. He said that the decision of the US is in benefit of Afghanistan and US is committed to support the Afghan forces until they are ready to stand on their own feet. Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani mentioned all this in Kandahar in his recent visit and he promised the people of Kandahar better days for Afghanistan and for Kandahar.
The Helmand governor “Hayatullah Hayat” said the Taliban have been seriously defeated by the Afghan National Security Forces in Gereshk and Nawah districts of Helmand province. The recent Taliban attacks over the ANSF checkpoints in Gereshk, using several motor bombs, were completely neutralized by the ANSF Hayat added.