KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban stated on Tuesday they’d killed 40 insurgent power members, together with 4 commanders, within the northern Afghan province of Panjshir.
The Taliban proclaimed victory over the province in September 2021, weeks after they took over the capital Kabul as overseas forces withdrew.
Resistance teams have since stated they’ve been finishing up operations within the space and clashing with Taliban fighters.
The Taliban has previously denied widespread preventing, saying they’ve established management of all the nation.
“Because of a clearance operation towards rebels in Rekha, Dara and Afshar (areas) of Panjshir province, 40 have been killed together with 4 commanders and 100 extra have been arrested,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid stated in a Tweet on Tuesday.
The Nationwide Resistance Entrance, a bunch opposing the Taliban which has previously claimed exercise within the space, didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Situated simply north of the capital Kabul, Panjshir is without doubt one of the smallest of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces. It performed a vital position within the resistance towards Soviet occupation within the Eighties and was the centre of resistance towards the Taliban when it dominated Afghanistan from to 1996 to 2001.