KUNDUZ CITY (PAN), while as many suspects detained in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Thursday.
The fighters were killed on Wednesday night when ISAF aircraft bombed a Taliban hideout in the Damshakh area of Dasht-i-Archi district, government official Nasruddin Nazari told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The insurgents — Ghulam Dastagir, Siddique and Mohammad Alam — had been carrying out disruptive activities and operations against the government, he said.
Meanwhile, a statement from ISAF said an Afghan and coalition security force arrested three fighters during an operation in search of a senior Taliban leader in Dasht-i-Archi district.
A group of fighters opened fire on the security force during the operation. The security personnel returned fire, killing the fighters, the statement added.
The security force also seized two AK-47s, one sub-machine gun, one rocket-propelled grenade launcher and eight rocket-propelled grenades, the statement concluded.