Afghan police have killed three Taliban commanders allegedly involved in the abduction of the 23 South Koreans, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
The Interior Ministry said the police operation took place Friday in the Qarabagh district of Ghazni province, where the insurgents seized 23 South Koreans on July 19.
"The commanders who were killed during this operation were directly involved in the kidnapping case of the Korean hostages," the ministry said in a statement. It did not provide any further details or the identities of the slain Taliban.
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