Eight Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Eight militants killed in Afghanistan

Eight Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

By Newsdesk with agency report

At least eight militants have been killed as government forces targeted Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz and neighboring Takhar provinces, army spokesman in the northern region Ghulam Hazrat Karimi said Monday.

The security forces’ aircrafts, according to the official, attacked Taliban hideouts in Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province late Sunday night killing three insurgents including Taliban group commander Mullah Zulfiqar and injuring six others.

In similar operations, the government forces also targeted Taliban hideouts in Yangi Qala and Chaab districts of Takhar province on Sunday night killing five militants and wounding a few others, the official added.

Taliban militants are yet to make comment on the situation.

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