Up to 100 Taliban Red Unit militants killed in Ghazni province

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have killed up to 100 militants of the Red Unit of Taliban in south-eastern Ghazni province.

The Provincial Police Headquarters in a statement said the Taliban militants launched a major offensive against the security forces in Qarabagh district around 2 am local time on Saturday.

The statement further added that the security forces effectively responded to Taliban militants attack.

The security forces killed at least 100 militants of the Red Unit of Taliban during the clash, the statement added.

According to Provincial Police Headquarters, the dead bodies of 42 militants were left in the area following the clash.

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Ghazni province has deteriorated during the recent months.

Taliban militants are active in remote and restive areas of the province.

In the meantime, the Afghan forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.

Similarly, the U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive districts of Ghazni  to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.

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