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Taliban’s shadow district chief killed in Kunar clash

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Taliban’s shadow district chief killed in Kunar clash

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Jun 08, 2019 - 12:52

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon’s shadow chief for the Ghaziabad district of eastern Kunar province has been killed, the military claimed on Saturday.

A statement from the Selab Military Corps said that militants attacked security check-posts in Ghaziabad district. The security forces repulsed the assaults and inflicted casualties on the militants.

The statement added Zaifanullah, the Taliban shadow district chief, was also among the dead. The security forces suffered no casualties in the raid.

Two Daesh rebels were killed in a drone strike in the Khogyani district of neighbouring Nangarhar province. The rebel group has not yet commented on the strike.

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