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Clashes, drone strike kill 10 rebels in Ghazni

Clashes, drone strike kill 10 rebels in Ghazni

Apr 11, 2015 - 19:42

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Ten insurgents were killed and eight others wounded during separate clashes and an airstrike in southern Ghazni province on Saturday, an official said.

Six Talibaninfo-icon fighters, included a dreaded commander, were killed and four others wounded in a NATOinfo-icon drone attack in Razbig locality of Andar district early Saturday, Nazifullah Sultani, a spokesman for 203rd Thunder Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the unmanned plane targeted and destroyed a vehicle and four motorcycles carrying insurgents in the area.

Separately, Sultani said, two militants were killed and as many wounded during a clash in with security forces in Daganan locality of Qarabagh district.

In Giru district, he said, two Pakistani insurgents were killed and another two as result of a firefight with security forces.

The Taliban have not yet commented about these incidents, but they claimed killing six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in a roadside bombing in Muqar district.



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