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5 Lashkar-i-Taiba militants killed in Kunar raid

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5 Lashkar-i-Taiba militants killed in Kunar raid

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Aug 05, 2019 - 18:35

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Five Lashkar-i-Taiba militants have been killed and another six wounded during a security operation in Damgan district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Monday.

Abdul Ghani Musamim, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News intelligence personnel targeted a Lashkar-i-Taiba hideout in Dabbandi area of the district late Sunday night.

He said during the nighttime raid, five Lashkar-i-Taiba militants were killed and six others were wounded. All the killed and wounded militants were Pakistani nationals.

He said security forces and civilians suffered no casualties in the operation.

The Talibaninfo-icon have not yet commented in this regard.

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