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Afghan Forces Kill 12 Militants Including Shadow District Governor

Last update: 06/03/2018
MAIMANA (Afghanistan), March 6 (Bernama) -- Twelve militants including a Taliban shadow district governor were killed in mopping up operations in Shirin Tagab district of Faryab province in northern Afghanistan.

Provincial police spokesman Abdul Karim Yurush told China\'s Xinhua news agency on Tuesday that the Taliban shadow district governor killed by Afghan government forces was identified as Zabi Ghazi.

Several Taliban militants were injured and a huge quantity of firearms and ammunition were found.

Taliban militants who are in control of parts of Faryab province have yet to make a comment.




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