At least 12 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 13 Jun 2017 1:26 PM GMT

At least 12 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes
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Kabul: At least twelve militants were killed when government aircraft pounded Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Tuesday, the army said.

The aircraft conducted sorties against Taliban hideouts in Kygyz village of the beleaguered Imam Sahib district early on Tuesday morning, Army spokesman Abdul Khalil Khalili said.

Six militants were injured in the air raid, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Government forces recaptured Imam Sahib district on Saturday and since then cleanup operations were continuing to ensure lasting peace in the restive district.

Taliban militants were yet to make comments.

With IANS inputs

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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