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Commanders among 7 rebels held in Kunar

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Commanders among 7 rebels held in Kunar

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Jan 28, 2013 - 19:04

ASADABAD (PANinfo-icon):  Two commanders were among seven militants detained during a joint operation by Afghan and coalition forces in the eastern province of Kunar, officials said on Monday.

The operation was conducted by Afghan and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) in the mountainous area of Badil in Narang district, the police spokesman, Sher Wali, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Rebel commanders Farhad and Wakil were among the detainees, he said.

But a Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said that three foreign and two Afghan soldiers were killed in a clash during the operation. He denied any casualties were inflicted on fighters.

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