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Afghan Forces Kill Eight Taliban Militants In Air Raids

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KABUL – Eight Taliban militants were killed after government forces raided their hideouts in Afghanistan’s Kunduz and Takhar provinces, China’s Xinhua news agency reported quoting an army spokesman on Monday.

The spokesman, Ghulam Hazrat Karimi said air strikes over Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province late Sunday killed three militants including Taliban group commander Mullah Zulfiqar and injuring six others.

Government forces also raided Taliban hideouts in Yangi Qala and Chaab districts of Takhar province on Sunday night killing five militants and injuring a few others.

The Taliban has not commented on the air raids. -BERNAMA

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