The Freedom Front of Afghanistan has reported a significant clash with the Taliban in Kapisa province, asserting that they have successfully eliminated four Taliban fighters and wounded two others.
In a press release issued on Friday, December 1, the Freedom Front disclosed that the overnight confrontation took place in the Khum-Zargar area of the Hesse-Awal Kohistan district in Kapisa. According to their statement, their forces engaged in a fierce battle, resulting in the death of at least four Taliban fighters and the injury of two more.
Independent local sources confirmed the intensity of the clash to Hasht-e Subh Daily, although specific details regarding casualties on both sides were not provided.
Despite the gravity of the skirmish, the Freedom Front claims that none of its forces suffered injuries during the approximately 40-minute confrontation. Additionally, the group asserts that they gained possession of three weapons belonging to the Taliban, and a Ranger vehicle owned by the insurgent group was destroyed as a result of the clash.
In a counteroffensive move, the Freedom Front reported that Taliban reinforcement forces attempting to enter the conflict zone were ambushed. However, the extent of their losses remains undisclosed at this time.
As of now, the Taliban have not issued any statements regarding the reported clash in Kapisa province.
It is important to highlight that, beyond this recent overnight confrontation, the Freedom Front of Afghanistan has taken responsibility for 14 attacks on Taliban positions across various provinces, including Kabul, over the past week.