Security forces recapture posts in Afghanistan’s Wardak province

, 2:13 PM IST

Kabul : The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have recaptured a number of security posts in Jalrez district of the country’s central Wardak province.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Abdul Rahman Mangal said the security posts were captured by the Taliban militants two days ago, adding an operation was launched to clear the area from the militants’ presence.

He said that few security personnel sustained injuries during the operations and around 15 Taliban insurgents were either killed or wounded.

The Taliban militants late on Friday night launched coordinated attack on security posts in Jalrez district and managed to capture several security posts. (ANI)