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27 Taliban reported killed in western Afghanistan

Afghanistan's military says 27 Taliban insurgents have been killed in ground fighting and airstrikes in a western province.

 

Western Afghanistan corps commander Gen. Jalandar Shah Behnam says troops dropped by parachute behind Taliban lines in Badghis province helped trap the militants in an offensive launched by NATO and Afghan forces. He said fighting continued from the pre-dawn hours well into Tuesday afternoon. (AP)

 


פרסום ראשון: 04.06.10, 16:21