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2 militants killed in Baghlan offensive

2 militants killed in Baghlan offensive

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Sep 07, 2011 - 20:19

PUL-I-KHUMRI (PANinfo-icon): Two Talibaninfo-icon militants were killed and six others detained during a joint operation by Afghan and foreign troops in Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, officials said Wednesday.

The operation was conducted late on Tuesday night in Zikirkhil area, said Capt. Jawed Salim, a spokesman for Afghan National Army northeastern command. Two militants were killed and another six, including two commanders, were detained, he said.

Governor Munshi Abdulmajid identified two of the detainees as Mullahinfo-icon Janat Gull and Mullah Haji Daud.

There has been no word from Taliban about the incident.

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