4 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Apr 06, 2018 14:51 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 6 (ANI): At least four senior local leaders, affiliated with the terror outfit Taliban, have been killed during an operation of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

"The NDS operatives conducted a Special Operation in Chahar Dehi area of the district, leaving four dead and three others wounded," reported Khaama Press, citing, the provincial government media office, as saying in a statement.

The statement added that the militants were killed during an operation in Bati Kot district. Five militants were arrested as well.

According to the report, the local Taliban leaders, killed in the operation, have been identified as Tur Dil alias Mullah Tur, Pacha, Mohammad Shafiq alias Sanga, and Muskin.

No comments have been received from the anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban insurgents by far. (ANI)