16 September 2017

News Story: 25 militants killed in fresh military operations in Afghanistan - gov't

KABUL, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-five militants were killed amid military and cleanup operations in different places in Afghanistan within the last 24 hours, the country's Defense Ministry said Friday.

"The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 16 cordon operations and 12 special operations across Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, killing 25 armed militants and injuring two others," the ministry said in a statement providing daily operational updates.

Among those killed militants was a local Taliban commander named Toor Khan, the statement added.

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