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PublishDate: Thursday, January 25, 2018 09:43

Taliban loses two commanders during clashes in Faryab province

AVA- The 209th Shaheen Corps in the North said a clash broke out between the Afghan forces and the Taliban insurgents in Ghormach district.

According to the Shaheen Corps officials, two local commanders of the group were killed with one of them identified as Mullah Sher Agha.

The officials are saying that four Taliban militants were also wounded during the clashes that took place in Aab Garmak area of the district.

The Afghan forces also confiscated a communication device set and an improvised explosive device was discovered and defused as well, the officials said.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in northern parts of the country where the anti-government armed militants are actively operating in a number of its districts.

At least two Taliban insurgents were killed and three others were wounded in the airstrikes conducted in Qaisar district last week.

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