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    Bomb planters killed in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Two bomb planters were killed and two others injured in a joint ISAF-Afghan operation in the Sabari district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Friday.

    The suspected militants were killed while placing landmines on a road in the Yaqubi area of the district late on Thursday, Daulat Khan Qayyumi, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News.  The bodies and the injured were taken to an ISAF base.

    A statement from the NATO-led force said joint operations were conducted in the district against a local Haqqani Network leader. The joint force arrested two suspected fighters.

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