Prominent Taliban leaders killed in U.S. drone strikes in West of Afghanistan

Two prominent local leaders of the Taliban group have been killed during the airstrikes conducted by the U.S. forces in western Farah province of Afghanistan.

According to local security officials, the two prominent Taliban leaders killed in the airstrikes were the in charge of the operational activities of the group in this province.

In the meantime, the 207th Zafar Corps of the Afghan Military in the West in a statement said the Afghan force conducted operations with the coalition air support in Shindand district of Herat province.

The statement further added that the airstrikes were carried out against the hideouts of Mullah Akhtar and Mullah Ewaz in Zer Koh area of the district.

Without disclosing further information, the 207th Zafar Corps said at least 7 motorcycles and two vehicles of the militants have been destroyed in the airstrikes and the enemies were forced to retreat from the area after the losses.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the report so far.

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