3 insurgents killed in ISAF airstrike
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Three militants were killed in an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), while as many suspects detained in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Thursday.
The fighters were killed on Wednesday night when ISAF aircraft bombed a Taliban hideout in the Damshakh area of Dasht-i-Archi district, government official Nasruddin Nazari told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The insurgents -- Ghulam Dastagir, Siddique and Mohammad Alam -- had been carrying out disruptive activities and operations against the government, he said.
Meanwhile, a statement from ISAF said an Afghan and coalition security force arrested three fighters during an operation in search of a senior Taliban leader in Dasht-i-Archi district.
A group of fighters opened fire on the security force during the operation. The security personnel returned fire, killing the fighters, the statement added.
The security force also seized two AK-47s, one sub-machine gun, one rocket-propelled grenade launcher and eight rocket-propelled grenades, the statement concluded.
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