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Baghlan clash leaves 3 rebels dead

Baghlan clash leaves 3 rebels dead

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Apr 18, 2015 - 16:01

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Three rebels have been killed and three others wounded during a clash in Dahna-i-Ghori district of northern Baghlan province, an official said Saturday.

Provincial police spokesman Javed Basharat told Pajhwok Afghan News rebels suffered casualties during a clearing operation in Bibi Gahwara area of the district last night.

The area, he said was completely cleared of rebels and a Kalashnikov and a motorcycle were also seized during the operation.

However, Talibaninfo-icon spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed two policemen were killed and two Afghan Local Police (ALP) members wounded during the firefight.

Maulviinfo-icon Qurban, a resident of the locality, said: “Militants arrive in here and inciting people against the government. They encouraged youth to join them and fight against the government.”

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