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Key Taliban commander, 2 others killed in Afghanistan

IANS  |  Kabul 

Three militants including key alias Fedai were killed and two others injured after clashes erupted in Afghanistan's province on Wednesday, a local said.

"A group of insurgents attacked an Army checkpoint in district and the soldiers returned fire triggering a gun battle which lasted for a while. As a result along with two others were killed," district Governor told

Two other militants sustained while no security personnel or civilians were hurt in the fighting, the said.

"The infamous was a dreadful and his physical elimination could prove a major blow to the rebels in province," the added.

Taliban militants were yet to comment on the development.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 16:08 IST