4 militants dead in Farah, Samangan clashes
FARAH-AIBAK (Pajhwok): Four militants were killed in two separate incidents in western Farah and northwestern Samangan provinces, officials said on Thursday.
Ghayasuddin, the Pusht Rud district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News three insurgents were killed and two others wounded during firefight with security forces late Wednesday night.
Taliban have not yet commented on the incident. Noorullah, a resident of the locality, said two militants were killed and another wounded.
Separately, the administrative chief of Hazrat Sultan district, said security forces killed Mullah Faizullah, a Taliban commander, and one of his companions while another wounded in ambush.
But Taliban said they raided a police check post and killed three policemen and wounded two others.
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