Anti-Taliban uprising in Ghazni spreads.GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Nine Taliban fighters were killed and two others detained during a public uprising over the past two days in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province, residents said on Tuesday.
The insurgents Insurgents, in U.S. history, the Republican Senators and Representatives who in 1909–10 rose against the Republican standpatters controlling Congress, to oppose the Payne-Aldrich tariff and the dictatorial power of House speaker Joseph G. Cannon. were killed on Monday night, a leader of the uprising, Amanullah, told Pajhwok Afghan News. The revolt started two days ago in Koh Band, Babnamgul and Sang Yased areas after the militants closed schools and killed innocent people, he said.
The district would be cleared of the guerrillas, who would not be allowed to disrupt security, close schools or prevent the implementation of reconstruction projects, warned Amanullah.
Sabawoon, the governor's spokesman, said residents killed two fighters and detained as many others in the district and handed them to the Afghan National Army Afghan National Army (ANA) is a service branch of the Military of Afghanistan that is currently being trained by the to ultimately take the lead in land-based military operations. . Police chief, Brig Brig, town, Switzerland
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A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed they had killed six militiamen, including their commander, in the district, but officials rubbished his assertion.
The uprising against militants was initiated by five members of a family, the first anti-Taliban movement in Andar district Andar is one of the eastern districts of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan. The population has been estimated at 106,000, all Pashtun. The district center is Miray.
The main source of income in the district is agriculture, which has been seriously affected by drought. , but now the movement's strength has increased to 400. Up to 100 Afghan and foreign militants have been killed so far during the uprising.
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