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Taliban’s shadow governor killed in airstrike

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Taliban’s shadow governor killed in airstrike

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Sep 15, 2019 - 15:24

AIBAK (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon shadow governor for northern Samangan province was killed along with three other militants in an airstrike on Sunday, an official said.

The insurgent group, however, has said nothing so far about the government claim.

Abdul Yaqeen Ahmadi, administrative chief for Dara-i-Sauf Payeen district, said Mullahinfo-icon Nooruddin, the Taliban governor, was killed along with three other rebels in Choltaghai area at 9:00am.

A resident of the area, who did not want to be named, confirmed the killing of four militants in the airstrike. But he said he did not know the dead.

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