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3 commanders among 8 Taliban killed in Badghis airstrike

3 commanders among 8 Taliban killed in Badghis airstrike

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8 Apr 2019 - 11:06
3 commanders among 8 Taliban killed in Badghis airstrike
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8 Apr 2019 - 11:06

QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): At least eight Taliban militants, including three notorious commanders, have been killed during an airstrike in northern Badghis province, a public representative said on Monday.

Abdul Aziz Bek, the provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened in the Sonihai locality of Bala Murghab district late on Sunday night. Three dreaded rebel commanders were among the fatalities, he said..

Bek added civilians suffered no casualties in the airstrike.

Abdul Ghafar, a resident of area, told Pajhwok eight Taliban militants were killed in the overnight raud. The Taliban have not yet commented in this regard.

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