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Taliban local commander killed in Afghanistan

IANS  |  Jalalabad (Afghanistan) 

At least five militants, including their local commander, were killed and three others wounded during an operation by special forces in province, an said.

"Special Operations Forces of (NDS) raided to a hideout of militants in district on Wednesday night, as a result five insurgents including their were killed and three others wounded," Ataullah Khogiani, for provincial governor, told

During the operation, 12 suspected militants were also arrested, he said, adding the security personnel also eliminated a vehicle, four motorbikes and an ammunition cache.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 22:16 IST
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