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15 Taliban killed, 14 wounded in separate operations

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15 Taliban killed, 14 wounded in separate operations

Nov 17, 2018 - 15:49

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least 15 Talibaninfo-icon have been killed and 14 wounded during security operations in northern Baghlan and Takhar provinces and northeastern Kunduz province, a statement from military corps said Saturday.

The statement from 209th Shahin Military Corps received by Pajhwok Afghan News said 13 Taliban were killed and 13 injured during operations in parts of Baghlan, Takhar and Kunduz provinces.

The source said that some areas were also captured from Taliban and some weapons seized by Afghan security forces during the operation.

The statement added two Taliban commanders named Qari Azim and Qari Latif were arrested along with seven other insurgents in Qararda and Qalbars areas of Taloqan, capital of Takhar.

Brig. Gen. Abdul Baqi Noristani, provincial police chief said two militants were killed and a third injured in a clash between Afghan Local Police and Taliban in Arabshakh area of Imaminfo-icon Sahib district of Kunduz.

The Taliban did not comment so far about the incidents.

But, Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, tweeted that the Taliban have killed several security forces in the Bora area of Baghlan and Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province.


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