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PublishDate: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 14:55

Local Taliban leaders among 6 killed in AAF airstrikes in Kunduz

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said the latest airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Imam Sahib district.
The source further added that the hideouts of the militants were targeted in Ganjak Joi Begum area of the district and as a result at least two militants were also wounded.
According to Shaheen Corps, the local Taliban leaders killed during the airstrikes have been identified as Qari Shukoor and Qari Halim who were killed along with four of their comrades.
A main compound of the Taliban along with two outposts was also destroyed in the airstrikes, the Shaheen Corps added.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the report so far.
Kunduz is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where Taliban insurgents are actively operating in some of its districts.
The latest airstrikes in Imam Sahib district have been carried out as part of the ongoing counter-terrorism operations against the militants in this province.

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