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Intelligence official, teacher among 8 killed in Nangarhar

Intelligence official, teacher among 8 killed in Nangarhar

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Jul 22, 2017 - 12:57

JALALABAD (Pajhowk): The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) officer, a teacher and some militants have been killed in separate incidents in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday.

NDS personnel succumbed to his wounds after he was shot by two motorcyclists on Saturday in Jalalabad, the provincial capital. One assailant was also killed in injured officer retaliatory firing, but another managed to flee the site.

In Chaparhar, armed men shot dead a teacher named Sahib-ul-Haq while he was praying at Mosqueinfo-icon.

According to the governor officer Haq, 50, was a teacher at the Bandai Amerano Girls High School.

Separately, six Talibaninfo-icon have been killed in a clash with security forces in Batikot district. The incident happened in the spin Khawar area on Friday evening. Police spokesman confirmed the clash but did not provide the detail.

In Uruzga, NDS operatives detained an individual who supplied arms to the Taliban. Maj. Ghulam Qaderi, the operation in charge, said the detained individual wanted supply arms to the Taliban from Tarinkot, the provincial capital of Uruzgan.

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