Latest Updates on Afghanistan and Pakistan, 17 November 2020
Latest news from Afghanistan fronts and border clashes between India and Pakistan in Kashmir region
1- Afghanistan Ministry of Interior:
– 134 civilians have been killed and 289 injured in 15 suicide attacks, 200 mine and bomb explosions in the past 25 days in Afghanistan.
– In the recent battles in Helmand and Kandahar, nearly 1,100 local and foreign terrorists have been killed and 387 wounded, 350 of whom are Pakistani nationals.
The Taliban have cordoned off the area, cutting off routes to Pato district.
Continuation of clashes between Taliban and Afghan army in Dasht-e-Archi district.
On November 15th, Taliban forces captured a market in the Dasht-e-Archi area. But government sources denied the collapse of government buildings in the area. Afghan officials say Afghan commandos are stationed in various parts of the Dasht-e-Archi district and sporadic clashes continue to pursue remaining Taliban elements.
According to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, 37 Taliban members were killed in an airstrike in the Dasht-e-Archi district.
– One person was killed and three others were injured in Indian border crossings in Rakhchikri and Khanjar on Friday.
– Six civilians (living in Indian-controlled areas), three Indian soldiers and four civilians (living in Pakistan-controlled areas) and a Pakistani soldier have been killed in border clashes between India and Pakistan on the northern border of Kashmir.
– A grenade exploded in Quetta (capital of Balochistan province) injuring 3 military and 2 civilians.