Air strikes kill a dozen insurgents in S. Afghanistan
Air raids carried out against Taliban hideout in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province left a dozen insurgents including two local commanders dead, police said Sunday.
"Acting upon intelligence information, the international forces pounded Taliban hideout outside Uruzgan's provincial capital Trinkot on Saturday night killing 12 rebels," police spokesman in the province Mohammad Musa told Xinhua.
Two local Taliban commanders Mullah Nimat and Mullah Aman are among those killed in the strike, he further said.
There were no casualties on civilians, the official further emphasized.
Taliban militants fighting Afghan and the U.S.-led forces have yet to make comment.