Helmand clash leaves 3 Taliban dead, 11 wounded
A rebel commander identified as Mullah Zahir was among the three insurgents killed in the encounter in Baba Jee area of Lashkargah City, the governor’s media office said in a statement. Another 11 were wounded in the firefight that took place on Friday night, it added.
Meanwhile, eight Taliban, including two senior members, were arrested on Friday night by Afghan and foreign troops, the statement said. The joint forces also seized about 12 million Pakistani rupees from the detainees, including a senior Taliban, Mullah Abdullah, it added.
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