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7 militants killed in Ghazni raid

7 militants killed in Ghazni raid

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Apr 17, 2017 - 16:26

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven Talibaninfo-icon have been killed and five others wounded during an operation in Dahyak district of southern Ghazni province, security official said on Monday.

Mohammad Hanif Rezaee, spokesman for 203rd Thunder Military Corps told Pajhwok Afghan News that security targeted the Taliban in Sulaimanzi area of the district on Sunday night.

 “The militants were making a plot against the Afghan forces during a meeting when came under attack,” he said.

Seven rebels were killed and five others wounded in the raid, Rezaee said.

Abdullah, an inhabitant of the locality said he had heard heavy weapons explosions last night. He also said that Taliban were gathered in a meeting when came under attack.

Taliban confirmed the fight with Afghan forces. The group’s spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid said six policemen and three Taliban fighters were killed and a number of security forces wounded in the clash.

Two days ago, 11 militants were killed and eight others wounded in the same area during a clash with security forces.

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