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4 suspected Taliban detained in Zabul

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4 suspected Taliban detained in Zabul

May 11, 2012 - 15:05

QALAT (PANinfo-icon): Four individuals were detained on charges of having links to Talibaninfo-icon during a joint operation by Afghan and foreign troops in southern Zabul province, officials said on Friday.

The operation was conducted on Friday morning against Taliban commander Mullahinfo-icon Shakoor in a mountainous area Shahr-i-Safa district, siad the administrative head of the town.

Khadi Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News that four suspected Taliban fighters were killed, but the fate of commander was not yet known. There were no civilian casualties in the offensive, he said.

But a statement from ISAFinfo-icon confirmed the operation, saying they had detained a Taliban commander and several of his fighters. The detainee was allegedly involved in attacking Afghan and international forces and organised suicide assaults in the Daman district of Kandahar.


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