Five Arabs - citizens of Great Britain - who fought on the side of the Taliban have been killed in Afghanistan. The Saudi newspaper Al Shark Al Aswat writes on Thursday that they were members of Al-Muhajiroun Islamic radical grouping based in London. According to the newspaper, a month ago they arrived in one of the Al Qaeda camps in Afghanistan, received military training there and were sent to the front. The Al Qaeda organisation is headed by Osama bin Laden. Earlier, it was reported that 22 Kashmir militants, 36 Pakistanis, and four Jordanians, who participated in the military operation on the Taliban side, were killed. The newspaper cites evidence of the Afghani refugees that about 300 wounded Arab militants were delivered to one of the hospitals in the southern province of Logar. Meanwhile, the Pakistani authorities detained six citizens of Sudan, Somalia, Saudi Arabia and Yemen who tried to illegally cross the border from Afghanistan.
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