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PublishDate: Thursday, April 30, 200912:57

Surrendered Taliban commander joins government

(Xinhua)-"Mullah Mohammad Isa along with his four men surrendered the government in Balamirghab district Wednesday and vowed to defend the government thus working for peace," police spokesman in west Afghanistan Abdul Rauf Ahmadi told Xinhua.
However, Taliban militants, fighting the government, have yet to make comment.
While in another incident, Taliban attacked on police checkpoint in Pashtonkot district of Herat province Wednesday night injuring four police, a police spokesman Noor Khan Nikzad said.
Nikzad also added that police inflicted casualties on militants when returning fire but he did not give the exact figure.
Taliban militants in a statement read out to media from unknown location on Wednesday vowed to launch spring offensive against government and international troops from April 30.

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