7 rebels killed in Baghlan clash
The clash erupted in Flol Bala village on Saturday night, the district chief, Sangi Mohammad, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Mohammad Zaki, a tribal elder in the area, said: “Airplanes hovered over the area during the midnight firefight.”
Foreign forces attacked a guest house belonging to the Taliban, killing several militants and setting ablaze the building, the resident said.
A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, confirmed the death of their seven fighters in the clash. But he claimed the fighters killed five foreign troops and injured several others, a claim dismissed by local security officials.
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