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    3 mine planters killed in Ghazni airstrike

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Three mine planters were killed in an airstrike by coalition troops in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.

    The men were planting mines on a road in the Sado Qala area of Da Yak district when they were targeted by the international soldiers late on Wednesday, Hazrat Omar Ghaznavi, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

    Meanwhile, Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, confirmed the death of two fighters in the airstrike.