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Bangladesh: Alauddin Khan famed Sarod burnt to ashes as Hefazat-e-Islam militants set fire to maestro's house in Brahmanbaria

Dhaka, April 1: Hefazat militants set fire to the central public library in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district, the birthplace of legendary Indian sarod player and multi-instrumentalist Alauddin Khan, during a nationwide strike on Sunday.

172 militants surrender in W. Afghanistan amid military pressure

Kabul,/Xinhua: A total of 172 more Taliban militants have surrendered to security forces in Afghanistan's Ghor and Herat provinces, the military said Tuesday.

At least 41 militants surrender to Afghan forces: gov't

Kabul, Sep 14 (Xinhua/UNI) Forty-one Taliban militants had surrendered to the Afghan government security forces in northern Takhar province, the country's Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

Iraq: 12 militants of IS killed in military operation

Baghdad, Apr 12 (UNI): Twelve Islamic State (IS) militants were killed when Iraqi security forces launched an operation in the Himreen mountain range in Iraq's Salahudin and Diyala.

Paktia clash kills at least 21 Taliban militants

Kabul, Sept 4 (IBNS): At least 21 Taliban militants were killed during a clash with security officials in Afghanistan's Paktia province, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: Taliban attack kills at least 8 soldiers in Faryab province

Kabul, Aug 6 (IBNS): At least 15 people, including soldiers and militants, have been killed as the Taliban affiliated terrorists locked horns with members of security force in Afghanistan's Faryab province on Sunday.

Afghan security forces conduct operation, kill 22 armed Taliban militants

Kabul Jun 2 (IBNS): At least 22 armed militants affiliated with the Taliban have been killed in anti-terrorism operations conducted by security forces in Afghanistan, reports said.

Afghanistan: Nangarhar airstrike kills Taliban military chief

Kabul, May 26 (IBNS): A Taliban military chief has been gunned down in an airstrike conducted by Afghan forces in the country's Nangarhar province, reports said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Taliban, security officials clash in Farah leave at least 60 dead

Kabul, May 12 (IBNS): At least 60 persons have been killed in a clash between the Taliban militants and security members in Afghanistan's Farah province, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: Militant ambush kills at least three policemen in Kabul

Kabul Apr 25 (IBNS): At least three policemen were killed in an attack conducted by militants in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Wednesday, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: At least six Taliban insurgents killed in Kunduz

Kabul, Apr 23 (IBNS): At least Taliban militants were killed during operations conducted by security forces in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: At least 11 Taliban militants killed in Kapisa province

Kabul, Apr 18 (IBNS): At least 11 Taliban militants, including three key commanders, have been killed by security officials in an anti-terrorism operation in Kapisa province, local news said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan: Land and airstrikes kill at least 26 Taliban militants

Kabul, Mar 28 (IBNS): The Afghan Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that at least 26 militants affiliated to the Taliban terrorist group have been gunned down in various parts of the country in the last 24 hours.

Afghanistan: Kandahar attack kills at least four policemen

Kabul, Mar 8 (IBNS): At least four policemen were killed after militants attacked a police base in Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Wednesday night, reports said.

Afghanistan: At least 28 militants killed in anti-terrorism drive

Kabul, Mar 3 (IBNS): At least 28 insurgents have been killed in anti-terrorism drive in Afghanistan carried out by the national forces, the Ministry of Defence said.