Kabul, Apr 11: Eight Taliban fighters were killed while six injured after fighter planes bombed a Taliban base in Wardoj district of Badakhshan province, a member of provincial council said on Saturday.
The official claimed that no security personnel or civilians suffered casualties due to the raids that were conducted on Friday. Xinhua quoted local residents of the district saying that fighting planes bombarded the Taliban hideouts in Tirgaran area and surrounding regions.
A Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Majahid also confirmed the airstrikes and claimed that a mosque was destroyed due to the raids. (UNI)