Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

At least 10 militants have been killed and 14 others injured as clash erupted between government forces and Taliban in Jarm district of the northern Badakhshan province, spokesman for provincial government said Sunday.

TalibanThe government forces, according to the official Ahmad Nawed Frotan, launched cleanup operations in parts of Jarm district early Sunday and so far several villages have been liberated from the clutch of the insurgents.

A Taliban group commander Mullah Naqibullah and six foreign nationals are also among those killed during the operations, the official asserted.

Taliban militants haven’t commented on the subject. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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