Clear operation began in Nawzad District
Fri Dec 02, 2:21 pm
Since the beginning of the operation the areas occupied by the Taliban have been seized, Abdul Karim Hamidi Helmand Intelligence Chief said.
While the Taliban have claimed that casualties occurred among foreign troops.
Helmand Intelligence Chief says that the operation has been launched to secure Nawzad District highway and so far some parts of the high have been cleared of Taliban.
Afghan National Army soldiers (ANA), Police and ISAF soldiers are participating in the operation, he added.
The operation comes as provincial officials have recently expressed their concerns about shortage of security forces.