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Seven militants killed in Afghanistan

world Updated: Nov 13, 2010 08:06 IST
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An airstrike launched by the NATO-led forces killed seven Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.

The airstrike targeted on Friday a district level Taliban command and control centre in the Now Zad district of Helmand province, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.

The Taliban militants were using the location to control insurgent activities and as a meeting site, it said, adding that initial reports indicate no civilians were harmed in the operation.