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2 Taliban killed in Ghazni clash

2 Taliban killed in Ghazni clash

Apr 07, 2011 - 15:25

GHAZNICITY(PANinfo-icon): Two Talibaninfo-icon fighters were killed and a third captured in wounded condition during a clash with a joint Afghan-international security force in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.

The clash broke out on Wednesday when a group of militants attacked a joint convoy of the troops in Hayatwal area of Andar district, police chief, Col. Zarawar Zahid, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

In the ensuing clash, two attackers were killed and a third wounded, he said. The wounded fighter had been arrested and taken to the provincial police headquarters for investigation, he said.

The dead bodies, their weapons, motorcycles were left on the site of the clash.

Reporters were on Thursday allowed to speak to the detained fighter.

Polish soldiers took photos and finger prints of the captured militant with a special camera used for crime investigation.

International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) in the south confirmed the clash in Andar, saying four militants were killed.

Andar, known as insecure district, is 30 kilometres south of Ghazni City.



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