Air strike kills 10 Taliban fighters in Afghan

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 18:36

Lashkar Gah: Ten Taliban militants were killed as NATO-led forces aircraft raided their hideout in Helmand province 555 km south of capital Kabul on Friday, police spokesman in the province, Farid Ahmad Farhang said Saturday.

“A group of Taliban rebels were going in Marja district to target security forces when the aircraft of NATO-led ISAF identified their hideout and attacked them killing 10 militants on the spot," Farhang told Xinhua.

Taliban militants fighting the government and NATO-led force are yet to comment.

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First Published: Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 18:36

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