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2 HIA fighters killed in Baghlan airstrike

2 HIA fighters killed in Baghlan airstrike

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Nov 23, 2013 - 20:30

PUL-I-KHUMRI (PANinfo-icon): A NATOinfo-icon airstrike killed two suspected militants in the Nahreen district of northern Baghlan province on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The airstrike took place around 3pm in Dodkash area, a stronghold of insurgents linked to the Hezb-i-Islamiinfo-icon Afghanistaninfo-icon, Baghlan police chief Brig. Gen. Asadullah Sherzaid told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said those killed in the strike believed to be Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led HIA fighters.

A resident of the area, Haji Mohammad, said they heard the bombardment, but had no information about casualties.

There has been no comment on the strike from any insurgent group.

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