Seven Taliban miliants killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 17:16

Kabul: Seven Taliban leaders were killed and a shadowy district governor detained following an overnight air raid in Afghanistan`s Helmand province, a provincial police spokesperson said Sunday.
"Based on intelligence, a warplane with the NATO-led coalition forces carried out an airstrike against a Taliban hideout in Trikh Nawar area of Naway-i-Barakzai district in the wee hours Sunday, killing seven insurgent leaders, including Mullah Hazrat and Mullah Yasin," Xinhua quoted the official as saying.

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First Published: Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 17:16

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