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4 upraising group members killed in Badakhshan

4 upraising group members killed in Badakhshan

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May 05, 2018 - 14:48

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Four upraising group members including two commanders have been killed and two others wounded in a Talibaninfo-icon ambush between Tashkan and Draim districts of northeastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on Saturday.

Police spokesman, Sana'ullah Rohani, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a number of uprising group members were heading to Tashkan district to reinforce Afghan forces there but faced with a Taliban ambush in the Kish area of Tashkan and and Draim districts on Friday night.

He added that two commanders of uprising group named, Golestan and Dawod and two of their bodyguards were killed and two others injured in the attack.

Provincial council head, Doctor Ahmad Samim, said Dawod and Golestan serving in Daraim district and they had major role in fight against the Taliban.

He added that the battle between the Taliban and Afghan forces was still ongoing in Tashkan district and the situation may worsen if reinforcement not arrived immediately.

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