Taliban killed in LogarAccording to local authorities in eastern Logar province of Afghanistan, at least nine Taliban militants were killed following a US airstrike in this province.

The officials further added that the airstrike was carried out in Pul-e-Alam district on Wednesday night.

Deputy provincial security chief Gen. Raees Khan Abdul Rahimzai confirming the report said the militants were killed in Alozai area in Pul-e-Alam district.

Mr. Abdul Rahimzai further added Afghan national army soldiers also arrested at least six Taliban militants from the same area.

He said at least eight Pakistani Taliban militants and seven Afghan militants were killed in a separate operation at Baraki Barak district.

According to Mr. Abdul Rahimzai a senior Taliban commander Mohammad Ismail was also killed during the operation.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.