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ANA soldier among 6 dead in Logar, Nangarhar incidents

ANA soldier among 6 dead in Logar, Nangarhar incidents

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Dec 31, 2016 - 14:23

JALALABAD/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two security men and four rebels have been killed in separate incidents of violence in eastern Nangarhar and central Logar province, officials said on Saturday.

Salim Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News militants killed Qari Zubair, an Afghan Local Police (ALP) member’s brother, in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of Logar province on Friday night.

Sayed Akbar Agha, a resident of the area, said Zubair was a common man and had no personal enmity with anyone.

Separately, an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed in a drive-by shooting in Mohammad Agha district, he said.

Three militants, who came on motorcycles took the ANA soldier from crowd of young people and killed him in another place.

Elsewhere, four insurgents were killed including a notorious commander during Special Forces’ clearing operation in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, Police Spokesman, Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal said.

He said the operation took place in Inzir locality of the district where weapons belonging to rebels were also destroyed in the offensive.

In Batikot District, Notorious rebels’ commander was arrested in Hafiz Kodi locality of Bati Kot district during security forces raid.

Talibaninfo-icon have not yet commented about the incidents.

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