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Airstrikes kill 6 Taliban mine planters in north Afghanistan

By: The Kabul Times

KABUL: Six terrorists have been confirmed dead as fighting planes struck a group of Taliban terrorists in northern Kunduz province on Saturday night, army spokesman in the region Abdul Razaq said yesterday.

A group of Taliban mine planters were busy planting mines on a road in Ali Abad district that links Kunduz to the capital Kabul city on Saturday. Acting on tip-off, the fighting planes, targeted them, killing six on the spot, Razaq said.

In the meantime, heavy fighting has been continuing between Afghan forces and Taliban for the control of Rustaq district in northern Takhar province over the past few days. Takhar provincial spokesman said that has repelled the insurgents’ attacks.

 

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