Seven Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 13 (IANS) Seven Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province Thursday when security forces raided a militant hideout, a local official said.

The security forces including police stormed a hideout of Taliban rebels in Dasht-e-Archi district early morning, leaving seven militants including Qari Mohammad Halim, a shadowy governor of the district, dead, reported Xinhua citing the district police chief Hamid Agha.

There were no casualties on security forces, he added.

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