28 July 2017

News Story: 149 militants killed in Afghan forces' operations

KABUL, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Up to 149 insurgents including nine commanders have been killed and 116 others injured during the security forces operations over the past 24 hours, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Thursday.

"The Afghan security forces launched several military operations across the country, killing at least 149 insurgents including nine Taliban's commanders, three al-Qaida members and eight Islamic States (IS) fighters over the past 24 hours," the ministry said, adding that 116 more armed militants were injured.

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