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Afghan Air Force bomb Taliban gathering in Faryab province

13 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan Air Force bombed a gathering of Taliban militants

in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan leaving at least 11 militants dead.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in a

statement said the airstrike was carried out at around 4:40pm local time in

Badghesi Village of Khawajah Sabz Posh district.

The statement further added that the airstrike on Taliban

gathering followed a day after a senior Taliban commander Qari Tajuddin was

killed with his 20 fighters in the same district.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, at least 14 militants had

also sustained injuries and 12 others were arrested during the operation on

Saturday.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have

not commented regarding the killing of the militants in Badghesi Village so

far.

Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in North

of Afghanistan where Taliban militants are actively operating in some of its

districts and often attempt to carry out attacks against the government and

security institutions.

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