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Haqqani network commanders killed in Paktika raid

Haqqani network commanders killed in Paktika raid

Jun 18, 2017 - 13:54

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Six Haqqani Networkinfo-icon members, including two key figures, were killed during an airstrike in southeastern Paktika province on Sunday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.

Commanders Abdul Aziz and Ghalchakai were killed along with four other militants of the Haqqani network during the airstrike in Orgun district at around 5am, a statement from MoI said.

The two commanders were involved in different terrorist attacks across the province, the statement said. But the network has not yet commented on the MoI claim.


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