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Taliban kill 10 commandos, 15 civilians in Ghazni

Taliban kill 10 commandos, 15 civilians in Ghazni

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Nov 11, 2018 - 18:35

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Ten commandos and 15 civilians have been killed in a coordinated Talibaninfo-icon attack in Jaghori district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Sunday.

Provincial police spokesman Ahmad Khan Sirat told Pajhwok Afghan the militants coordinately stormed the Hotoqol locality of Jaghori district late Saturday night.

He said in the attack ten commando forces and 15 civilians were killed and six commandos and 11 civilians were wounded.

After the attacks, airstrikes targeted Taliban positions in the area and inflicted heavy causalities on them, the police official said.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed the fighters killed and wounded more than 20 security forces and captured five check-posts in the Jaghori district.

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