10 Haqqani militants killed in Afghanistan

Indo Asian News Service

Kabul, March 14 (IANS) At least 10 Haqqani militants were killed after Afghan forces struck their positions in Paktika province, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

"On Monday evening, a top commander of the Haqqani terrorist network along with nine others were killed in a targeted airstrike," the ministry said in a statement.

The statement did not disclose the identity of the commander, Xinhua news agency reported.