08 August 2017

News Story: 38 militants killed in Afghan operations within day - gov't

KABUL, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- About 38 armed militants have been killed and 36 others injured as Afghan security forces launched military and cleanup operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Defense Ministry said on Monday.

"Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 23 clean up operations, 23 special operations and two night raid operations in 14 of the 34 Afghan provinces, killing 38 insurgents and injuring 36 others," the statement said, adding that five other armed militants were arrested during the above operations.

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