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ANDSF recaptured Nawa District from the Taliban PDF Print E-mail
  
Sunday, 16 July 2017 18:44

Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) has retaken Nawa District of Helmand Province from the Taliban yesterday.  Dozens of Taliban militants were killed or wounded during the operation conducted to drive the Taliban out of this district, said MOD.

This afternoon, General Radmanish, MOD deputy spokesperson during a presser at the Government Media and Information Center GMIC said that ANDSF clearance operation is ongoing in the south and north parts of Nawa district aiming to completely clear the district of brutal Taliban presence. He said ANDSF are now controlling Nawa district and are clearing mines and IEDs planted by Taliban to protect civilian lives.

He also added that the government will soon resume public services, and open clinics and schools in this district.  Residents of this district were deprived of public services over the past year due to the Taliban presence in this district.