13 September 2017

News Story: Afghan forces kill 53 militants within 24 hours

KABUL, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Up to 53 insurgents including three members of the al-Qaida network have been killed and 17 others wounded during Afghan forces' operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement Tuesday.

"National security forces conducted 15 clean-up operations and 13 special operations in 14 provinces over the past 24 hours, killing 53 insurgents including three al-Qaida members and three Taliban's local commanders and injuring 17 others," the statement said.

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