08 August 2017

News Story: Afghan forces air-raids leave 10 Taliban dead in northern province

Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano Ground Attack Aircraft
MAIMANA, Afghanistan, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Some 10 militants affiliated to the Taliban were killed and seven others wounded following airstrikes on Taliban hideouts in northern Afghan Frayab province, police said on Monday.

The strikes were conducted by Afghan security forces in Ghormach and Khawja Sabzposh districts Sunday night, Mahfozullah Akbari, police spokesman of the 808 Spin Zaar Police Zone based in the region, told Xinhua.

"Based on credible information by our police forces, no civilian was hurt by the air attacks," he said.

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