SpecOps Forces Deal Blow to Insurgents’ Ranks

“Approximately 7,100 special operations counterterrorism missions have been conducted between May 30 and Dec. 2 of this year, the International Security Assistance Forces told The Long War Journal. More than 600 insurgent leaders were killed or captured. In addition, more than 2,000 enemy fighters have been killed, and over 4,100 fighters have been captured.
The enemy commanders and fighters killed and captured are from various jihadist groups, battling coalition and Afghan forces, including the Taliban, the Haqqani Network, Hizb-i-Islami, al-Qaida and the Islamic Jihad Group.”


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