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  • Non-lethal strategy effective but smugglers emboldened on India-Bangladesh border
  • Priyanka freed; Robert Vadra lauds wife, says he respects her more now
  • Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passes away
  • Priyanka's 'dharna' ends after meeting Sonbhadra violence victims
  • Lalji Tandon replaces Anandiben as MP Governor
  • Venkaiah inaugurates Centenary Celebrations of Veteran Journo Gora Sastri
  • Fuel prices remain stable on Sat
  • Tax on super rich to support poor : Nirmala
  • Khaira holds CM & Badals equally responsible for miscarriage of justice
  • One lynched in Patna
  • Wrong to say Centre imposing Hindi : Nirmala
  • Punjab governor & CM accept Sidhu's resignation, Amarinder to hold power portfolio for time being
  • Cong stages 'dharna' in HP against Priyanka Gandhi's detention
  • Capt Amarinder protests UP govt's arbitrary & undemocratic detention of Priyanka

Eight Taliban militants killed in Kandahar airstrike

Eight Taliban militants killed in Kandahar airstrike

Kabul, Jun 24 (UNI) At least eight militants were killed in an air strike carried out by the Afghan army in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, Afghan army said on Monday.

The airstrikes were carried out in Tangi Wech area of Shah Wali Kot district, killing eight gunmen and wounding three others, Afghan Khaama Press said quoting a military source.

Furthermore, the security forces discovered and defused 45 improvised explosives devices during the operations in Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces.

The security forces discovered the improvised explosive devices in Panjwai district of Kandahar and Tarin Kot city of Uruzgan.

This comes at a time when the security situation has deteriorated sharply in some provinces and in the Kandahar province in recent months, where the Taliban elements are activated in some provinces of Kandahar. The Afghan forces routinely conduct counter operations in this province.


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