Troops On Offensive To Re-Take Helmand's Nawa District

31 2017 shows Afghan volunteers carrying the body of a resident killed in a car bomb attack to the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital in Kabul

31 2017 shows Afghan volunteers carrying the body of a resident killed in a car bomb attack to the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital in Kabul

A large-scale operation to retake Helmand's Nawa district began early on July 15 with Afghan troops moving in from three different directions as worldwide forces provided air support, Omar Zowak, the provincial governor's spokesman said.

Afghan forces recaptured Nawa district in the southern Helmand province from Taliban militants after three days of military operations, a defense ministry statement said Monday.

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This comes as General Radmanish, MOD deputy spokesperson said Sunday that the clearance operation is ongoing in the south and north parts of Nawa district aiming to completely clear the district of brutal Taliban presence.

He also added that the clearance operations are still underway in the district and one of the main challenges on the way for the clearance of the district is roadside bombs planted by the Taliban insurgents.

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On 29th March, Afghan forces conducted air raids in Helmand province in which as many as 45 Taliban insurgents were killed and 29 others were wounded.

Nawa district is located about 15km from Lashkargah city and collapsed to the Taliban nine months ago.

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