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10 Taliban dead, 20 others detained in Kunduz

10 Taliban dead, 20 others detained in Kunduz

Apr 27, 2016 - 15:12

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Ten Talibaninfo-icon fighters were killed and 20 others detained during an operation by Afghan forces in the Chardara district of northern Balkh province, an official said on Wednesday.

Ten Taliban including their commander, Qari Najibullah, were killed and 20 other rebels arrested by security personnel during Tuesday night operation in the Ghondai village of Chardara district, the provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Qasim Jangalbagh, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The village has been clear of the presence of Taliban and the Afghan Local Police would be stationed in the area, he said.

A resident of the village said on condition of anonymity that he saw two dead bodies laid on the ground this morning. There were nearly 15 militants in the village, but now he doesn’t know about the rebels whether they were killed or still alive, he said.



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