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2 militants killed, 1 detained in Farah clash

2 militants killed, 1 detained in Farah clash

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Aug 24, 2019 - 16:23

FARAH (Pajhwok): Two Talibaninfo-icon insurgents were killed and a third one arrested as a result of clash in western Farah province on Saturday, an official said.

Police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib said the militants wanted to assassinate government employees in Farah City, the provincial capital at around 11 am.

He said the assailants before reaching to their goal targeted by police personnel in the airport square. Two rebels were killed in the firefight and third one injured and detained, he added.

According to Mohib, the policemen also seized three weapons and motorcycle belonging to rebels.

Hafizullah, a resident of the area, said two militant were killed after a 15-minute firefight with security forces and a third one captured.

Taliban have not yet commented about the incident.

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