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A Taliban fighter killed, 3 others injured

A Taliban fighter killed, 3 others injured

Mar 15, 2011 - 16:32

MAHMUD RAQI (PANinfo-icon): A Talibaninfo-icon fighter was killed and three others were injured during a clash with Afghan soldiers in the central province of Kapisa, an official said on Tuesday.

The clash between the Afghan National Army and Taliban insurgents occurred on Monday night in Ana Tapa area of Tagab district, the district chief, Pach Gul Bakhtyar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

A Taliban fighter was killed and three others were wounded in the clash, but Afghan soldiers suffered no casualties, he said.

Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said two insurgents were killed and five others wounded during a three-day operation by French troops in Tagab district.

He claimed that 10 French soldiers were also killed.

But the media office of French troops in the province denied any operation or casualties to their soldiers. The office confirmed Taliban casualties during a clash with Afghan soldiers on Monday night in the district.



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