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Taliban’s governor for Maidan Wardak injured

Taliban’s governor for Maidan Wardak injured

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Apr 09, 2020 - 16:18

MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon’s shadowy governor for central Maidan Wardak was among eight others injured in an airstrike  that killed another four insurgents, the provincial government said Thursday.

The airstrike was carried out on Thursday afternoon in Pathankhel village of Syedabad district, the governor’s house media office said in a statement.

The statement said the injured Taliban included their designated governor for Maidan Wardak province Mullahinfo-icon Wali Jan aka Hamza.

It claimed the airstrike destroyed a hideout of the insurgents and weapons and ammunition.

A resident of the district, who declined to be named, said clashes erupted on Thursday morning between security forces and Taliban militants in various parts of the district.

Having no knowledge of casualties, the resident said the security forces used heavy weapons against the insurgents.

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