47 killed in Afghanistan violence
Authorities in Afghanistan said Monday that at least 20 civilians, including women and children, and 27 militants have been killed in recent clashes in northern Kunduz province.
Scores of militants sneaked into villages around the provincial capital Kunduz a few days ago to collect money from residents, Pajhwok Afghan News quoted police spokesperson Syed Sarwar Hussaini as saying Monday. He added that militants killed 20 people from Kinam and Hazrat Sultan villages after they refused to pay the insurgents.
The casualties occurred in the past 48 hours and those killed included a former Mujahidin commander, he added.
A joint operation was launched in the area and 16 militants, including two of their top commanders, were killed and six others wounded.
Elsewhere in the province, Taliban claimed destroying two check-posts of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in Dasht-i-Archi district. Authorities, however, claimed killing at least 11 militants and wounding 15 more in the district.
(Posted on 11-08-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: