The Afghan national army soldiers and the anti-government armed militants suffered casualties during a clash in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan, the local officials said Wednesday.
According to a statement released by the governor’s office, the clash took place late on Tuesday in the vicinity of Alingar district in Basram area.
The statement furhter added that two senior commanders of the anti-government armed militants identified as Abdul Rahman Muslima nd Tor Gul were killed along with another member of the group identified as Jalaluddin.
At least three militants were also wounded during the clash, the governor’s office added.
According to the provincial officials, the two senior militant commanders had a key role in the destructive activities in this province including roadside bombings, murder of the civilians, coordinated attacks on security check posts, and several other types of terrorist activities.
The officials are saying that Abdul Rahman had sustained injuries on several other occasions as well but had survived and resumed his insurgency related activities.
In the meantime, the local officials are saying that an Afghan soldier also lost his life during the clash and three other were wounded.
The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.