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3 militants killed in Faryab gun battle

3 militants killed in Faryab gun battle

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Mar 13, 2014 - 14:44

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three militants, including their commander were killed on Thursday in a gun battle with police in the Pashtuninfo-icon Kot district of northern Faryab province, an official said.

Sayyed Masood Yaqubi, provincial police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News three Talibaninfo-icon had been killed in the district in a fierce clash with police at around 9:00am. Police personnel remained unhurt in the showdown he added.

Abdul Qadir Qadiri, the district chief, said the bodies of the slain militants, including the Taliban’s leading commander Mullahinfo-icon Niamatullah were still laying at the site.

He said two militants received injuries during the fight. However, Taliban did not comment on the incident.

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