Air strike kills 3 militants in Afghan province

16:40, November 26, 2010      

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Air raid against Taliban militants killed three and injured another in the eastern Ghazni province on Friday, provincial police chief Zerawar Zahid said.

"Four Taliban rebels were planting mine on a road in Shams village outside provincial capital Ghazni city at 03:00 a.m. local time today but fortunately the airpower of international troops acting upon intelligence report dropped bomb and killing three rebels including their commander Mullah Muzamil on the spot," Zahid told Xinhua.

Another insurgent was badly injured, he added.

Zerawar also added that the road the militants were planting mine is often used by police and other security forces.

The NATO-led troops often conduct air strikes against Taliban hideouts everywhere in Afghanistan.

Meantime, Taliban outfit has yet to make comment.

Source: Xinhua


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