US-Trained Afghan Pilots Conduct First Nighttime Airstrikes
The Afghan ministry of defense Wednesday released footage of a series of nighttime airstrikes carried out by Afghan security forces. Afghan officials told VOA the airstrikes were carried out in southern Uruzgan province against Taliban hideouts. The recent strikes mark the first time U.S.-trained Afghan pilots are carrying out airstrikes at night. VOA’s Mohammad Habibzada reports.