US military confirms retaliatory air strike against Taliban in Kandahar

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Kandahar [Afghanistan], December 12: The US powers here has directed an airstrike against the Taliban, as the dread gathering assaulted an Afghan armed force checkpoint in Afghanistan's southern area of Kandahar recently. 

The assault occurred on Thursday almost an Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) security checkpoint in Kandahar's Zhari locale, bringing about conflicts that left many Taliban assailants killed. The extreme gathering has hammered the US airstrike as a break of the milestone respective arrangement. 

"USFOR-A (US Forces Afghanistan) directed a negative mark against equipped Taliban warriors assaulting an ANDSF checkpoint in Zhari area Kandahar on Dec 10. This strike with regards to the ANDSF is [in understanding with] with the US-Taliban arrangement," USFOR-A Spokesman Col. Sonny said on Twitter late on Friday. 

The military authority likewise discredited the Taliban's case that the airstrike had prompted regular citizen setbacks. 

On February 29, the US and the Taliban consented to a harmony bargain in the Qatari capital of Doha, under which the extreme gathering focused on lessening savagery. 

This made ready for intra-Afghan talks, which started in Doha on September 12. The intra-Afghan compromise eventually seeks after a withdrawal of unfamiliar soldiers from the nation. (ANI/Sputnik)
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