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Afghan National Army and U.S. Marines Kill 40 Taliban In Farah Province Operation

Taliban Commander Killed In Kunduz Province By Afghan Police 2009-09-29 01:03:40

KABUL, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Over 40 Taliban militants, including four local commanders, were killed in Afghanistan's western Farah province since Afghan National Army (ANA) and U.S. Marines on Monday kicked off an offensive against the outfits, an official said.


"Over 40 Taliban militants were killed during the joint operation launched by ANA and U.S. Marines in Shiwan village of Balabluk district where the militants have been active for long time," Abdul Wakil Ghori, an ANA spokesman told Xinhua.


Ghori said that four Taliban commanders including Shen Shir and Mullah Sultan were killed in the operation, adding "all insurgents have evacuated from the area."

The official further said that six

Added: Sep-29-2009 Occurred On: Sep-29-2009
By: marinemom
Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: U.S. Marines, Afghan Army, taliban
Location: Kabul, Kabol, Afghanistan (load item map)
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