24 August 2017

News Story: Afghan forces kill 84 militants in 24 hrs - gov't

KABUL, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Up to 84 armed militants were killed and 17 injured amid operations launched by Afghan security forces over the last 24 hours, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

"Afghan National Security and Defense Forces have conducted 18 clean up operations, 18 special operations and one night raid operation in 14 of the country's 34 provinces, killing 84 terrorists and wounding 17 others," the ministry said in a statement.

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