1,089 Taliban fighters, including 9 commanders, have been killed in operations backed up by coalition airstrikes since November 9, TOLO News reported on December 28 citing data released by US-led Resolute Support Mission.
“Resolute Support Mission figures show that in the less than two recent months, over 440 airstrikes have been carried out in support of Afghan Forces in different parts of Afghanistan.
From the total airstrikes, 392 airstrikes were carried out in November and 150 airstrikes have been carried out in the three weeks of this month, December, in different parts of the country including Helmand and Farah provinces.
According to the Resolute Support Mission, only 450 Taliban fighters have been killed in the three weeks of December in the airstrikes,” TOLO News wrote.
The news agency also quoted a representative of the US-led forces, who claimed that the coalition’s military efforts are aimed at setting ground for a political solution of the conflict.