Six rebels killed in Afghan Northern province

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Six Taliban militants have been killed and 10 others sustained injuries as clash flared up in Tagab district of the northern Badakhshan district on Friday, spokesman for provincial government, Ahmad Nawed Frotan, said Saturday.

Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

“The security forces launched cleanup operations in Tagab district yesterday and so far six rebels including their group commander Mullah Talha have been killed and 10 others injured,” Frotan told Xinhua.

A security personnel has been killed and three others injured during the operation which is continuing in the area, the official admitted.

Taliban militants who are active in parts of Badakhshan province are yet to make comment.

Source: Xinhua

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