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PublishDate: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 12:42

Pakistanis among 8 Taliban rebels killed in Ghazni clashes

Ghazni is among the restive provinces in south-eastern Afghanistan, where Taliban militants are openly operating in a number of its districts, including Andar.

At least 18 Taliban militants including Pakistan nationals were killed or injured in Gazni.

The militants were killed during the military operations in Andar district, during the past three days.

At least eight Taliban militants including two Pakistan nationsl were killed during the operations.

At least ten others were also injured during the clashes, and Afghan national army soldiers have not suffered any casualties.

The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has not commented regarding the reports so far.

Ghazni is among the restive provinces in south-eastern Afghanistan, where Taliban militants are openly operating in a number of its districts, including Andar.

Local residents in Andar district have carried out anti-Taliban armed campaign in a number of cases, after Taliban expanded their insurgency activities against the Afghan government, security forces and local residents.

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