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Air raids kill 7 militants in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan

Sunday, 02 February 2020 | 12:04 pm | 93 times

Air raids kill 7 militants in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan

Seven militants have been confirmed dead after fighting aircraft pounded a Taliban hideout in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the northern Baghlan province in Afghanistan, said an army statement released here Sunday.

The airstrikes, according to the statement, were conducted late Saturday in Maghal village of Baghlan-e-Markazi district, killing seven armed insurgents on the spot and wounding eight others.

A number of arms and ammunitions as well as a car of the militants were destroyed during the raids, the statement added.

Taliban militants who are active in parts of Baghlan province have yet to make a comment.


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