07 August 2017

News Story: Taliban's attack repelled in N. Afghanistan, 10 militants dead

SHIBERGHAN, Afghanistan, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- As many as 10 Taliban militants were killed in an Afghan forces' counter-attack operation in northern Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.

"Unknown number of militants attacked army positions in Jangal-e-Arigh area of Aqcha district Friday. The army personnel launched a counter-attack raid, killing 10 militants," Nastraullah Jamshidi, a press officer of Army Corps 209 Shaheen based in the region, told Xinhua.

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