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Four Haqqani Network Militants killed in E. Afghanistan

(Last Updated On: January 08, 2017 6:43 pm)

haqqaniFour Haqqani Network militants including two senior commanders were killed in eastern Nangarhar province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.

MoI in a statement said that the two Haqqani commanders identified as Omran Khan famous as Dr. Zakaria and Shahin who are originally from Pakistan were killed during a operation in Nasafi village of Lalpur district.

The statement further added that two commanders have played key role in organizing terrorist attacks, particularly suicide attacks.

MoI noted that two other insurgents identified as Zeyaull Rahman and Sarbulandd were arrested with four Kalashnikovs, a rocket launcher desire, 11 grenade launchers and ammunition.

The Haqqani Network is a Taliban subgroup that is closely allied with al Qaeda, and is also considered by the Pakistani government to be “good Taliban.”

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