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2 Taliban fighters killed in Ghazni clash

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2 Taliban fighters killed in Ghazni clash

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Feb 27, 2020 - 13:20

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two Talibaninfo-icon militants have been killed and a third wounded during a clash with Afghan forces in Moqor district of southern Ghazni province, a statement from 01 Unit said Thursday.

The statement said that Taliban militants launched an attack on a security post in Laram area of Moqor district on Wednesday night.

The source said that two Taliban fighters were killed and another wounded in Afghan forces retaliatory attack.

Aziz Azimi, secretary of Ghazni governor confirmed the incident and said that Afghan forces suffered no casualties in the attack.

Taliban did not comment on the incident so far.

This comes as the US, Taliban and Afghan government announced a weeklong reduction in violence (RiV) last Saturday.

Taliban and the government said that they would not attack each other during the period, but they would defend against any attacks.

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