18 militants killed in AfghanistanBy IANS
Thursday, November 18, 2010
KABUL - Eighteen Taliban militants were killed during NATO airstrikes in southern Afghanistan, an official said Thursday.
“Eighteen Taliban insurgents were killed when NATO-led airstrikes attacked on their meeting Wednesday in Nad Ali district in Helmand province,” Xinhua quoted Ghulam Farooq Parwani, an official of Afghan National Army, as saying.
NATO have not confirmed the strike yet. Helmand is considered to be a Taliban stronghold.