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6 militants, policeman killed in Faryab, Jawzjan

6 militants, policeman killed in Faryab, Jawzjan

Jul 07, 2015 - 16:18

MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A policeman and six militants have been killed in separate incidents of violence in northern Faryab and Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Tuesday.

Four militants were killed by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers during an operation in the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province, a spokesman for the 209th Shahin Military Corps, Maj. Raza Raza, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

In the same district’s Chehal Gazi area, another two insurgents were killed and as many wounded during an air strike by the ANA troops, he added.

Earlier, security forces had claimed killing 17 local and six Pakistani and Uzbek militants in the province.

In northern Jawzjan, one Afghan Local Police (ALP) man was killed and four others wounded by a roadside bombing in the Nawabad area of the provincial capital, Shiberghan.

Col. Abdul Hafeez, deputy police chief, said the bomb had been planted near a police check-post, accusing the Talibaninfo-icon of emplacing the improvised explosive device.


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