25 August 2017

News Story: Afghan army kills 101 insurgents, defuses 63 improvised bombs in 24 hrs - gov't

KABUL, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Some 101 militants were killed and 41 others wounded during a series of operations in 18 of 34 Afghan provinces within the last 24 hours, the Afghan military said Thursday.

"Afghan National Army in coordination with police and intelligence service personnel launched 17 clean up operations, 16 special operations and one night raid operation since early yesterday, killing 101 militants, injuring 41 and detaining one," the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement.

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