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40 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghan air strike

Updated: Aug 07, 2016 16:39 IST

Kabul, Aug. 7 (ANI): At least 40 Taliban insurgents, including their commanders, were killed in an Afghan Air Force air strike in northern Kunduz province, said the officials from the 20th Pamir Army Division on Sunday.

Ghulaam Hazrat Karimi, a spokesman for 20th Pamir Army Division, said the airstrike took place in Imam Saheb district yesterday after the Taliban insurgents attacked a police outpost.

"The clash took place for several hours, and Mustafa, the deputy shadow governor, and Asadullah Maszloomyar, district shadow governor of Taliban for Kunduz, were killed," the Tolo News quoted Karimi as saying.

Karimi added that two security force members were also killed and four others injured in the attack. (ANI)