Four rebels killed in Afghanistan

April 12th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Kabul, April 12 (Xinhua) Four suspected insurgents were killed in Afghanistan’s Zabul province by Afghan forces backed by the US-led Coalition troops, authorities said Sunday.
“Afghan National Army Security Forces and Coalition Forces killed four armed militants in Shinkay district of Zabul Province on Saturday after they came under attack,” a press release said.

Air support was also used to eliminate the militants. The troops did not suffer casualties, it said.

The troops Sunday discovered an explosives-laden vehicle in Sabari district of eastern Khost province, foiling a terrorist attack.

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