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4 rebels eliminated in Paktika clash

4 rebels eliminated in Paktika clash

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Jun 02, 2015 - 18:06

SHARAN (Pajhwok): Four Talibaninfo-icon have been killed and as many wounded in an overnight clash in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Tuesday.

Deputy Police Chief Nisar Ahmad Abdulzai said the firefight erupted when over a hundred Taliban fighters stormed Afghan Local Police (ALP) check posts on Monday night in the Yousufkhel district.

He said Taliban left corpses of their fellow fighters and some weapons on the battle ground. One ALP official was killed and another wounded in the fighting.

Separately, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) personnel detained an individual in northern Baghlan province and recovered weapons from his possession.

In southern Kandahar, the NDS officials arrested two militants with weapons and ammunitions, the detainees confessed they had links with terrorists.

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