At least 19 Taliban militants were killed and four Improvised Explosive Device manufacturing facilities were destroyed during the operations in southern Helmand province.

According to informed military sources “A multi-day operation in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand killed 19 Taliban fighters and wounded 2 others.”

The source further added that the Afghan security forces destroyed 4 IED manufacturing facilities and an large IED cache, which included 13 pressure plate IEDs, multiple RPG rockets and an RPG launcher.

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