02 August 2017

News Story: Operations kill scores of Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- As many as 60 Taliban militants have been killed and 40 others injured during a series of operations in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

The operations in Sarubi district of the province, launched by police and backed by army units, have led to liberation of several villages from the Taliban, said the statement.

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