MOSCOW (Sputnik) — He added that the militants sustained heavy losses in the ongoing clashes, while Afghan security forces regained control over three check posts.
"We have advanced and have reached to Sheram mountain heights. After strengthening our outposts in Mirza Olang, our units will enter into the valley," Ehsan said, as quoted by the TOLOnews broadcaster.
Afghanistan has long been suffering from significant political, social and security instability, aggravated by the activity of terrorist groups. The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces supported by the US-led coalition have been conducting joint operations to combat terrorism across the country.