December 31, 2008

11 terrorists killed in Afghanistan


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Kabul, 31 Dec. (AKI) - US-led forces have killed 17 militants in Afghanistan in separate attacks.

The US military said troops under its command on Tuesday killed 11 armed militants in an operation against the Hizb-e-Islami faction led by Islamic Afghan warlord, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, about 60 kilometres from the capital, Kabul.[...]

The US military said that the Hizb-e-Islami leader was wanted for trafficking weapons and fighters and for ordering attacks.

The militants had opened fire on approaching troops, it said.

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