At least 15 Taliban militants killed in Afghan Army’s Airstrikes in Kandahar

Kabul, Nov 27 (Bureau) At least fifteen Taliban militants were killed and 11 others injured in retaliatory airstrikes by the Afghan government’s forces in the southern Kandahar province, a spokesman for the Afghan National Army’s 205th Atal Corps said on Friday. “The Taliban attacked the government’s checkpoints in [Kandahar’s] Panjwai Salwat area and Zhari Pashmul area yesterday. In response, air strikes [were launched that] killed 15 Taliban and wounded 11 others,” spokesman Khwaja Yahya Alawi said. The Taliban radical movement has not yet provided any comment.