4 militants killed in ISAF operation
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Four militants, including a commander, were killed and two others detained during an operation by international troops in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Tuesday.
The operation was conducted by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Monday night in the Sheikhabad village of Syedabad district, the administrative head of the town, Dr. Muslim, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
A militant commander, Zarqawi, and three of his associates were killed, he said.
Separately, Mullah Buzarg was killed and two other fighters were detained during another operation in the Sanzi area of Nirkh district, ISAF said in a statement.
Nirkh district chief, Muslim, escaped unhurt in an explosion in front of the Syedabad High School. No one suffered casualties in the blast.
A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said they had killed three policemen in the Sheikhabad area of the district at about late on Monday night.
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