US Special Forces launched a large-scale operation to eliminate Al-Qaeda and the Taliban movement who had penetrated into Afghanistan from the territory of Pakistan. The operation will be carried out in the Afghan province of Paktya, reported the United operational headquarters of the Southeast Afghan forces division.
The operation, which is reserved to the US Special Forces, is carried out in the Barmal Gorge on the Afghan-Pakistani border, the same source reported.
The exact time of the operation was not specified, though there have been no reports about the US Army casualties. The task force managed to capture several militants along with their weapons which included missiles, the source specified.
According to the information provided by the source, Al-Qaeda militants are regrouping their forces and ammunition with an accent put on carrying out acts of sabotage and terrorism on Afghan territory.