Airstrikes kill 8 Taliban militants in N. Afghanistan


PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Sept 12, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) – At least eight
militants were killed after the fighting aircraft targeted Taliban hideouts
in Khalazai area of Baghlan-e-Markazi district in Afghanistan’s northern
Baghlan province on Wednesday, army spokesman in the northern region Ghulam
Hazrat Karimi said.

Six more militants sustained injuries in the sorties, the official said.

Taliban militants who have inflicted casualties on security forces in
Baghlan-e-Markazi district and gained ground over the past couple of weeks,
are yet to make comments.