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24 insurgents killed, 35 injured in Ghazni air strike

AT-KABUL:  Twenty four insurgents including nine commanders of Taliban were killed and 35 others injured as the result of air strikes launched by the security forces in different districts of Ghazni province, security officials said.

Ministry of Interior said Tuesday in a statement that the national security forces launched various air strikes in different parts of Ghazni province and killed 24 Taliban insurgents.

The statement added that among slain insurgents nine key commanders of Taliban also included.

“Mullah Sahib Khan known as Saliman, Mullah Khair Mohammad intelligence officer for Aab Band, Qara Bagh and Muqar districts of Ghazni, Mullah Nasratullah known as Delawar, Mullah Nasim, Mullah Akmal, Mulavi Khalil military officer for Arghandab district of Zabul were killed and 35 others were wounded” said the statement.

The statement also said that in the operation three Pakistani citizens were also among the killed, who were responsible of IEDs facilitating and training.

After eliminating of the group, security situation in this province is expected to improve.

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