Afghan air raids kill 6 insurgents in N. Afghanistan

At least six militants were killed as fighting aircrafts pounded a Taliban hideout in Darqad district of Afghanistan’s northern Takhar province on Wednesday, provincial governor’s Spokesman Mohammad Jawad Hajari said Thursday.

Five more militants sustained injuries due to the airstrikes, the official said.

No security personnel or civilians had been hurt during the raids, the official added.

Taliban militants who have lost grounds in parts of the relatively Takhar province with Taluqan as its capital 245 km north of Kabul have not made comments on the reports yet.