Taliban faced heavy casualties yesterday when Afghan Air Force targeted their gatherings and hideouts in the city of Shebergan, killing 200 members of the terrorist outfit. Taliban gathering was targeted by a B-52 bomber in Shebergan city of Jawzjan province yesterday evening.
Afghan commando forces arrested a terrorist, who is a Pakistani national, from the outskirts of Ghazni provincial centre yesterday. He was involved in terrorist activities and the killing of civilians. The capital of Jawzjan province in northern Afghanistan fell to the Taliban after week-long violent clashes with the government forces. The strategic city of Sheberghan is the second provincial capital to fall to the Taliban in the last two days.
At the UNSC meeting on Afghanistan, member states expressed concern about the deteriorating situation and called for a political settlement.
Meanwhile, the support for the Afghan Government and its forces are growing among the citizens. The US has also pledged for the airstrikes to counter the Taliban after they withdrew its forces from Afghanistan. 30 Pakistani terrorists and Al-Qaeda members in the Indian Subcontinent were killed as a result of American Air Force airstrikes in Lashkargah city, Helmand provincial centre yesterday.