Afghan police kill four Taliban militants

Kabul, June 27 (IANS) Afghanistan Police raided a Taliban hideout in Ghazni province, killing four militants including their commander, reported Xinhua.

“Acting on an intelligence report, the police stormed a Taliban hideout in Piriqarsdaran village outside provincial capital Ghazni city late Wednesday night, killing four rebels, including their commander Jajai Khayal,” said Zarawar Zahid of the provincial police at a press conference in Ghazni, Xinhua reported.

He said Khaval was a notorious Taliban commander who often targeted military convoys of Afghan and NATO-led troops by organising roadside bombings.

There were no police casualties, Zahid said.

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