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Nine Taliban fighters killed in Sarobi district

Nine Taliban fighters killed in Sarobi district

Oct 08, 2011 - 20:37

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): Nine Talibaninfo-icon fighters had been killed in a three-day operation by the Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Sarobi district of capital Kabulinfo-icon, military officials said on Saturday.

The insurgents eliminated in this offensive had been involved in several violence related incidents and would attack Afghan government officials on Kabul-Nangarhar highway, a 201st Military Corps, spokesman, Col. Mohammad Numan Hatifi, said.

Separately Afghan soldiers recovered seven machineguns, a grenade, five Kalashnikovs, 4 rocket-launchers and other ammunitions, during a six-day operation in Alingar district neighbouring Laghman province, he said, adding a bomb factory was also destroyed.

In Nangarhar, two policemen wounded, when a roadside bomb went off, while the police were on a foot patrol in Mohmand Dara district, district chief, Noor Agha Kamran, said, adding that the wounded policemen were taken to a nearby healthinfo-icon facility.

In central Logar, two Taliban militants were killed and another four arrested detained during a joint operation of Afghan and foreign soldiers in Mohammad Agha district of the province, Brig. Gen. Ghullam Sakhi Rough Liwanai.




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