Seven rebel killed in Afghanistan airstrike

Sunday 08 October 2017 2 weeks ago 17   Kabul    Print

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Report  Web Desk : KABUL: At least seven Taliban insurgents have been killed and eleven other were wounded during an airstrike by Afghan security forces in northern Sari Pul province. A spokesman for the Army Corps in the northern region said forces targeted a militant training center in Kohistan district. In a separate report from northern Baghlan province, two police officers were killed after militants attacked their check point, said Zabihullah Shuja, spokesman for the police chief. One other police officer was wounded in the attack, which took place in the Dand-e Ghori area of the province, he said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Taliban insurgents often target Afghan security forces in the region. (01)