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10 Taliban eliminated in Nuristan operation

10 Taliban eliminated in Nuristan operation

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Dec 12, 2016 - 18:31

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Ten militants were killed after security forces raided their hideout in Barg-i-Matal district of eastern Nuristan province, the governor said on Monday.

Hafiz Abdul Qayum told Pajhwok Afghan News the police operation targeted the insurgent hideout in Badin Sha locality of the district, killing 10 rebels. He said civilians and security forces suffered no casualties during the gun-battle.

Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials also confirmed the operation in Nuristan and as well as Talibaninfo-icon’s casualties.

They said some weapons and ammunitions were seized by security forces in the operation.

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