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Afghanistan: 19 militants killed in NDS ops

ANI | Updated: May 08, 2018 19:04 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 08 (ANI): At least 19 militants including seven Pakistani nationals have been killed during the operations of the Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.
The NDS Special Forces conducted raids on military compounds of the Taliban in Beli area of Momand Dara, leaving five Taliban commanders dead, Khaama Press reported, citing the provincial government media office, as saying in a statement.
At least eight others have been arrested, according to the report.
The Taliban leaders killed during the operations have been identified as Irshad also famous as Haji, Shamali, Qari Janat famous as Qari Omar, Saqib and Afridi, the statement added.
The Afghan forces have also confiscated and destroyed several arms, ammunition and explosive, such as machine guns, rocket launchers, 47 rifles, etc.
No comments have been received from the anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants in connection with this report by far. (ANI)

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