Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

LeT leader killed in Kunar airstrike: ISAF

LeT leader killed in Kunar airstrike: ISAF

Jul 06, 2012 - 12:24

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A leader of the Pakistaninfo-icon-based Lashkar-i-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit was killed during an airstrike in the eastern province of Kunar, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) confirmed on Friday.

Ammar, who managed a network of insurgents and directed attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout the province, was killed during the June 29 air raid in Watapur district, the NATOinfo-icon-led force said.

LeT leader Khetab Shafiq and several other armed militants were also killed in the precision strike that harmed no civilians, a statement from ISAF said.

An Afghan-coalition force detained multiple suspected fighters as a result of an operation in search of a Talibaninfo-icon improvised explosive device expert in the Ghorak district of Kandahar province.

Several suspected rebels were detained and multiple grenades seized during a joint operation in the Terzai district of Khost. The force was searching for a Haqqani leader blamed for planning and coordinating attacks against the government officials.




Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update