Afghan forces reclaim Yamgan district of Badakhshan
forces have reclaimed control over Yamgan district of the northeastern
Badakhshan province which was under the control of the Taliban for four years,
the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement.
statement noted that the Taliban suffered heavy casualties during the ground
and air operations conducted by the Afghan security forces.
ministry, however, did not provide details about the losses inflicted on the
Taliban militants. Many Taliban fighters surrendered to the Afghan security and
defense forces, the statement read.
were made about casualties of the Afghan forces and the civilians.
defense ministry also stated that military operations were underway in the
This comes while two days ago the Afghan security forces reclaimed control over Warduj district of the same province which was under Taliban control in the last five years.