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6 dead, 4 Alqeada members held in Nangarhar raid

6 dead, 4 Alqeada members held in Nangarhar raid

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Jan 13, 2017 - 14:19

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six people have killed, two wounded and four Alqaeda members, including the group’s financial affairs in charge, arrested in security forces raid in the GhaniKhel district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday.

Two night vision binoculars, signal detectors, one Kalashnikov and some other equipment were recovered from the detainees in the overnight raid conducted in the Shpagwistama Wyali locality, Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman said.

He did not provide the identity of dead and wounded individuals, but said a delegation had been dispatched to the area for investigations.

Abdul Khaliq Nazari, the town’s administrative chief, confirmed the incident but could not be reached for further details.

Atal Shinwari, the resident of locality, also confirmed the late nigh operation in the area and said six people were killed in security forces raid.

He said two guests and four innocent young men had been killed during the offensive.

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