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Commander among 11 killed in Helmand airstrike

Commander among 11 killed in Helmand airstrike

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Mar 06, 2011 - 13:03

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): A Talibaninfo-icon commander was among 11 fighters killed during an airstrike by international forces in the southern province of Helmand, the governor's office said on Sunday.

The air raid was carried out on Saturday evening in Musa Qala district, a statement from governor's house said. The rebel commander, Mullahinfo-icon Fazil, was among the insurgents killed, it added.

Taliban's commander in Sangin, Fazil moved to Musa Qala district as a result of a peace deal signed between local tribal elders and the government. Currently, he led militant in Shah Raga area.

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