SHIBERGHAN, Afghanistan, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — Up to nine militants were killed and 13 others injured as aircrafts pounded Taliban fighters in the northern Afghan province of Jauzjan Friday night, police said Saturday.
“Taliban rebels attacked some villages in Faizabad district late Friday night and government forces backed by aircrafts targeted the attacking militants killing nine rebels on the spot and injuring 13 others,” Hafizullah Khashi, deputy to provincial police chief, told Xinhua.
The official, however, didn’t provide more details.
Taliban militants who have intensified activities over the past several months are yet to make comment on the situation.
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