NATO strikes kill top Taliban leader

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NATO war plane strikes in Afghanistan

19 August ,2012  16:44 PM

Section : Politics - international

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A top Taliban commander and his deputy have been killed in an air strike carried out by NATO in eastern Afghanistan.

Maulawi Nur Mohammad, and his deputy, Atiqullah were among the dozens of heavily armed insurgents killed in a precision air strike," NATO said.

NATO claimed that they were the senior commanders in the Chapa Dara district of Kunar province, on the border with Pakistan.

The area is regularly shelled from the Pakistani side.

Pakistanis and Afghans accuse each other of failing to act against militant attacks inside each other's territory.

Pakistan and Afghanistan however have been in turmoil and unrest since the US-NATO invasion, leaving clashes and sectarian tribal clashes among the two countries.

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