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Security Forces Advance In Faryab Province

Security forces in Faryab province said that troops have advanced in their clearing operations in the province and that 80 percent of the province has been cleared of Taliban. 
 
“Our operations are underway, and (troops) are advancing, but we don’t have the exact number of enemy casualties; we have cleared almost 80 percent of the area of insurgents,” said General Janat Gul Karokhail commander of 209 Shaheen Army corps.
 
Several villages have been cleared of insurgents including Baloch village of Sherentagab district of Faryab province. 
 
The Baloch village residents said that Taliban burned their houses and killed their relatives. 
 
“Taliban killed my two sons and we want security in the district,” said a resident. 
 
“It has been five months that we are displaced, and we have witnessed Taliban’s oppression,” said another resident. 
 
Meanwhile, local uprising forces warn Taliban if they do not surrender, they will be eliminated. 
 
“So far, 73 of our people have been killed and therefore we have decided to stop this tragedy,” said Mullah Akram the local uprising forces commander. 
 
Faryab residents have called on the security forces to establish security check posts in cleared areas in order to prevent Taliban from returning to the areas.

Security Forces Advance In Faryab Province

Local uprising forces have warned the Taliban to leave the area, stating they will eliminate them if fighters don’t leave. 

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Security forces in Faryab province said that troops have advanced in their clearing operations in the province and that 80 percent of the province has been cleared of Taliban. 
 
“Our operations are underway, and (troops) are advancing, but we don’t have the exact number of enemy casualties; we have cleared almost 80 percent of the area of insurgents,” said General Janat Gul Karokhail commander of 209 Shaheen Army corps.
 
Several villages have been cleared of insurgents including Baloch village of Sherentagab district of Faryab province. 
 
The Baloch village residents said that Taliban burned their houses and killed their relatives. 
 
“Taliban killed my two sons and we want security in the district,” said a resident. 
 
“It has been five months that we are displaced, and we have witnessed Taliban’s oppression,” said another resident. 
 
Meanwhile, local uprising forces warn Taliban if they do not surrender, they will be eliminated. 
 
“So far, 73 of our people have been killed and therefore we have decided to stop this tragedy,” said Mullah Akram the local uprising forces commander. 
 
Faryab residents have called on the security forces to establish security check posts in cleared areas in order to prevent Taliban from returning to the areas.

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