Published On: Sun, Apr 30th, 2017

Nine Haqqani terrorists killed in Afghan air strikes

Kabul: Nine Haqqani Network terrorists were killed in two airstrikes within the last 24 hours in Afghanistan, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday.

Five terrorists died in an airstrike in Chak district of neighbouring Wardak province

Four terrorists were killed when Afghan air force warplane struck militants’ position in Baraspari village of Achin district in Nangarhar province, a ministry statement said.

Five terrorists died in an airstrike in Chak district of neighbouring Wardak province, the statement said.

As a Taliban-linked group, the Haqqani Network, mainly operating in eastern provinces and Kabul, has been responsible for many high-profile attacks on security forces.

It was designated as a terrorist group by the US in 2012.

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com