November 20, 2018
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Civilians among 6 dead, wounded in a clash between Taliban factions in Nangarhar

By Khaama Press - Wed Nov 07 2018, 9:59 am

A clash broke out between two fictions of the Taliban group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, leaving at least six dead or wounded, including civilians.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East in a statement said the incident has taken place in the vicinity of Ghani Khel district.

The statement further added that the militants of the main Taliban group clashed with the militants of Tehrik-e-Taliban in 28th Canal of joi Village, leaving two dead, including two civilians.

According to 201st Silab Corps, at least two militants affiliated with the main Taliban group were also wounded during the clash.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Nangarhar has been among the relatively calm provinces in East of Afghanistan but the security situation in some of its remote districts has deteriorated during the recent years.

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