Monday, May 29, 2017

Ramadan Death Count: Afghanistan, 29/05/17

(Shakhil Abad) Gunmen have killed a district governor and his son in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province. Police say the attack took place Sunday when Ajmal Khan was fired on in front of his house and both he and his son were killed.

(Herat) 3 Taliban leaders (the shadow governors for three districts of Herat province) were killed in the operations launched by the security forces, Monday.

(Helmand) 7 Taliban terrorists were killed and six others were wounded in clashes with security forces in Sangin district of southern Helmand province, six other insurgents were wounded.

The clashes stared after a number of Taliban thugs attacked security forces check posts and opened fire on troops. The clashes continued for several hours and “security forces were able to repel the Taliban’s attack.

Ramadan death toll now stands at 308.