18 September 2017

News Story: Afghan airstrike kills six militants in northern province

Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano Ground Attack Aircraft
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- At least six militants were killed and four others wounded following an airstrike in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, an local official said Sunday.

The incident took place Saturday evening in Khawja Pak, an area on the northern outskirt of provincial capital Kunduz city, where Afghan air force targeted a militants' hideout, leaving six insurgents dead and four others wounded, Abdul Khalil, spokesman of army Division 20 Pamir based in the region, told Xinhua.

Eyewitnesses confirmed the incident and said up to 10 militants have been killed or wounded in the bombing.

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