Afghan forces kill 7 Taliban bomb makers in Nangarhar

Salaam Times

LAGHMAN -- An Afghan air strike late Sunday (March 17) killed at least seven Taliban militants in Nangarhar Province, the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army said in a statement.

An Afghan special forces helicopter targeted a group of Taliban militants tasked with making bombs and preparing suicide bombers in Khogyani District, according to the statement.

Troops confiscated a number of weapons belonging to the militants, officials said.

The Taliban did not immediately comment.

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